Monthly Archives: October 2010

Schools’ healthful food effort bears fruit

Excerpts from an 10/25/10 article posted on Tampa Bay Online by Megan Hussey DADE CITY – Students at Rodney B. Cox Elementary School in Dade City and 130 other schools in Florida are snacking every day in class. But instead … Continue reading


How to win best in show

If you’ll read the criteria that the judges used to decide ‘best in show’, the actual booth’s appearance was only one criteria. The second criteria focused on the booth’s staffing, how engaged they were with visitors. I couldn’t agree more … Continue reading


Best in Show!

Excerpts from the Produce Marketing Association press release of 10/19/10 Orlando, Fla. — Produce Marketing Association (PMA) recognized four exhibitors Oct. 17 at PMA’s Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition with “Best of Show” awards for their exhibits’ outstanding salesmanship … Continue reading


PMA Fresh Summit Recap

Excerpts from a 10/20/10 article in The Packer written by Doug OhlemeierA record 3,938 retail and foodservice buyers walked the floors of the Orange County Convention Center in the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit 2010, up from 3,633 in 2009 … Continue reading


How to pick a fresh coconut

Choosing a good coconut: Feel the weight of the coconut. It should feel heavy for its size. Shake vigorously. You should hear a pronounced sloshing sound. You are looking for the maximum amount of juice, it should feel like there … Continue reading