Packer Insight - United Fresh 2019 Review

CHICAGO — Northeast editor Amy Sowder, retail editor Ashley Nickle and editor-in-chief Tom Karst discuss the events of the final day of the United Fresh conference and expo, including coverage of the various sessions, topics of note, and products that caught their eye on the show floor.

Get more information on new items and education at United at the links below. You can also check out what various companies were talking about at their booths by looking through our slideshows.

Overview, outlook and awards

Changes at United Fresh receive strong reviews

Produce execs look to future in United Fresh outlook panel

Jeff Huckaby receives The Packer’s Produce Man of the Year award

Packer Insight — United Fresh Expo Day One

Jan Berk: Find your own way, together

Produce managers receive recognition at United Fresh show

New products

Taylor Farms, Del Monte, Crunch Pak receive Innovation Awards

Del Fresco strawberries receive pesticide-free certification

Melissa’s showcases fresh-cut jackfruit

Crunch Pak introduces snack medleys, fresh-cut pears at United

Mastronardi aims to elevate category with new Wow Berries

Cece’s launches crinkle-cut veggies

Bonduelle debuts line of heat-and-eat meals

Education

Packer Insight — Education day at United Fresh 2019

Family business: How to sustain the company with the next generation

Want to sell produce to schools? Know these tips

Challenges of management: hiring, retention, communication

Hedgehogs or lettuce, outbreak investigations are complex

Naturipe, Onions 52, Shenandoah share rebranding experiences at United

 

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