Showcase: PMA Exhibitors


AirOcare provides air purification systems for the produce industry. AirOcare’s purification systems reduce product loss, and extend shelf life for fruits, vegetables, and flowers. The systems can fit any space, and are installed in more than 5,000 locations worldwide.

For more information on AirOcare, visit

Packaging Direct

PDI is a manufacturer of quality and innovative packaging for the produce and fresh fruit markets. Our product line includes a wide range of clamshells, deli cups and platters for cut fruit and veggies as well as packages for nearly every type of produce, including berries, herbs, tomatoes and potatoes.

For more information, visit or call (989) 426-1000.

Sakata Seed America

At the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit, Sakata Seed America will exhibit vegetable products including broccoli, tomatoes, peppers, melons and Sakata’s newest product, Sweet Hearts grape tomatoes.

Grape tomatoes have quickly become the tomato of choice as consumers look for both home-grown taste and added convenience. Sakata’s new Sweet Hearts are the most delicious, sweet and fresh tasting grape tomatoes you can find. This new grape tomato is also the perfect size, making it nice for a quick snack or for tossing directly into a salad. Its shiny, bright-red color adds eye appeal and the nutritional benefits of lycopene to any dish. With excellent firmness and shelf life, Sweet Hearts have fine eating texture and a wonderful sweet tomato flavor.

For more information, visit

The Garlic Company

Garlic Bits are now available in bulk packs for industrial and foodservice use. Garlic Bits are fresh, roasted California garlic nuggets. They are a new product from The Garlic Company. With its convenient shaker top, Garlic Bits adds pizzazz to foods like pasta, pizza, vegetables and salads, as well as sauces, dips, soups and marinades. Fresh whole, peeled and processed garlic also is available.

The Garlic Company is AIB certified and Kosher certified.

For more information, call (661) 393-4212 or visit


Vortex Manufacturing Group Inc., Suwanee, Ga., is now the exclusive North American distributor for Haith vegetable handling equipment. Haith has many years of experience engineering, designing and manufacturing peeling, washing and filling equipment. To complement this line, Vortex manufactures baggers, even flows and conveying machinery.

For more information, call (770) 271-5679.

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