Are Potatoes A Vegetable?

A ‬client called me at 5‭ ‬p.m‭. ‬on a recent Friday‭, ‬which is never a good sign‭.‬ “How can I help‭?‬”‭ ‬I asked tentatively‭. ‬“Are… Read More

Right Man For The Right Time

Bob Carey was the chief staff officer for the Produce Marketing Association and its predecessor organizations for nearly 40‭ ‬years‭. ‬He shepherded the organization through… Read More

Why Industry Relationships Matter

What have we learned in publishing Produce‭ ‬Business‭ ‬for more than three decades‭? ‬A bunch‭ ‬‮…‬‭ ‬and especially this‭: ‬When all is said and done‭,… Read More

Food Recovery Versus Food Waste

The subject of food waste is becoming a more important topic throughout the food industry‭ ‬‮—‬‭ ‬including produce‭. ‬Retail management‭ ‬has long felt that the… Read More

A Lesson On Honesty

I was a 22-year-old rookie salesman when I joined Consumers‭ Produce in 1973‭. ‬Prior to my full-time role‭, ‬I worked at Consumers in the warehouse… Read More