United Fresh will expand its innovation platform for the produce industry, moving its annual conference and expo into the larger West Hall at Chicago’s McCormick Place, June 13-15, 2017. Learn more here.
Last night President-elect Trump selected former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as the next Secretary for the United States Department of Agriculture. Governor Perdue will oversee a Department of about 100,000 employees and about $140 billion across various programs. He also will have a significant role in the next Farm Bill debate which will be up for reauthorization […]
Statement of Tom Stenzel, President and CEO, United Fresh National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine Review of WIC Food Packages: Improving Balance and Choice, Final Report “United Fresh Produce Association is very pleased that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (NASEM) Review of WIC Food Packages: Improving Balance and Choice, Final Report recommends significantly […]
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Salad Bars in Schools
The mission of the national Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools initiative is to increase children’s access and consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables by donating salad bars to schools nationwide. Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools supports First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative to end childhood obesity in a generation. The Centers for Disease Control […]