Produce Processing 7: Q+A with Dan Vaché

Dan Vache was born and raised in West Richland, Washington, and graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in education. As vice pres... continue reading »

Produce Processing 7: Q+A with Nick George

Nick George is president of the Midwest Food Processors Association, representing food processors in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. He joined the ... continue reading »

Seismic shifts

Our tour group gathered on the grounds of the San Juan Batista Mission in northern California. We had just finished three days of absorbing informatio... continue reading »

Confused minds and palates

Results from a survey commissioned by SUBWAY Restaurants released in conjunction with National Eat Your Vegetables Day in June reveal a bit of confusi... continue reading »

Thinking the unthinkable

In a former life, I wrote articles about church leadership and management, including the topic of church security. The experts I interviewed shared in... continue reading »

‘The consumer is the key to winning!’

For those of you who didn’t attend United Fresh 2015, one word sums up my whole experience: excitement. Companies are excited. Consumers are exci... continue reading »

Collaboration rules at United Fresh

The opening day of United Fresh 2015 was all about forging collaborative alliances. You could sense this collaboration all around you. And by “sense... continue reading »

Telling the industry’s story

Telling the industry’s story We are on the eve of United Fresh 2015 in hockey-mad Chicago, co-located with the Food Marketing Institute annual me... continue reading »

Predictions for the decade ahead

The final day of the Produce Marketing Association Tech Knowledge conference concluded with what makes these kinds of events so stimulating: predictio... continue reading »

Getting reacquainted with Moore’s Law

The first day of the Produce Marketing Association’s Tech Knowledge conference in Monterey, California was an hours-long application of a principle ... continue reading »