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  Grower-Shippers United to Make a Difference

Founded in 1904, the United Fresh Produce Association serves companies at the forefront of the global fresh and fresh-cut produce industry, including growers, shippers, fresh-cut processors, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, foodservice operators, industry suppliers and allied associations. From its headquarters in Washington, D.C. and Western Regional office in Salinas, Calif., United Fresh and its members work year-round to make a difference for the produce industry by driving policies that increase consumption of fresh produce, shaping critical legislative and regulatory action, providing scientific and technical leadership in food safety, quality assurance, nutrition and health, and developing educational programs and business opportunities to assist member companies in growing successful businesses.

United Fresh Produce Association is unique among produce organizations in serving each segment of the industry with its own Market Segment Board. From farm to table, every member makes a difference at United. No matter what market segment you're in, United Fresh is your home for advancing the produce industry, and growing your own business!

Grower-Shipper Leadership

As a grower-shipper, you are the cornerstone of United Fresh. From the smallest grower to the largest produce shippers, you bring to market the freshest, highest quality fruits and vegetables that will ultimately delight our customers.

The United Fresh Grower-Shipper Board consists of 22 business leaders from all walks of our industry, representing different commodities, growing regions and all types of companies. From family businesses to multinational companies, we come together to focus exclusively on the needs and challenges facing grower-shippers. That laser focus on your profitability helps us develop programs and services crafted specifically for your business. Just look at how you will benefit as a grower-shipper through United's programs:

These are just a few of the direct benefits grower-shippers receive as a United Fresh member. For more information, contact Miriam Wolk, senior director of membership, or your grower-shipper board staff liaison Ray Gilmer.


Grower Shipper Market Segment Newsletters

Our quarterly publication helps keep United’s grower-shipper community connected by sharing information about the challenges we all face. It also gives us a chance to share success stories and learn ways to remain competitive in this great but demanding produce industry.

Read the current issue now!

Winter 2014

Archived Market Segment Newsletters
Fall 2013
Summer 2013
Spring 2013
Winter 2013

United Fresh Produce Association
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Tel: 202 303 3400
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