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.
Yesterday, United Fresh member and former Chairman of the Board Maureen Torrey with Torrey Farms of Elba, NY, participated in a roundtable discussion at the White House with President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue regarding the policy needs of rural America and the agriculture industry. The meeting set the stage for the President’s Executive […]
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United Fresh praised the action of the U.S. Senate as they confirmed the nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be the next Secretary of Agriculture. Governor Perdue was confirmed today by a vote of 87-11. United Fresh’s Senior Vice President for Public Policy Robert Guenther made the following statement: “United Fresh congratulates Secretary […]
Washington, D.C. (April 20, 2017) – The United Fresh Start Foundation will continue its engagement with leading K-12 school foodservice buyers by hosting a 2-day networking and education program in Chicago, June 14-15, during the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2017 convention. This annual foundation program, the Produce Forum for School Success, connects the produce industry […]
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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 […]