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PMA Contacts:

Ashley Boucher
Manager, Public Relations
1500 Casho Mill Road
Newark, DE 19711 USA
Tel: 302-738-7100 ext. 3092
E-mail: aboucher@pma.com
 

Ed Treacy

Ed Treacy
Vice President, Supply Chain Efficiencies
Produce Marketing Association
1500 Casho Mill Road
Newark, DE 19711 USA
Tel: 302-738-7100 ext. 3018
E-mail: etreacy@pma.com

 

About Produce Marketing Association (PMA)

Produce Marketing Association is the leading trade association representing companies from every segment of the global produce and floral supply chain. PMA helps members grow by providing business solutions that expand business opportunities and increase sales and consumption. For more information, visit www.pma.com.

CPMA Contacts:
Jane Proctor

Jane Proctor

Vice President, Policy & Issue Management

Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA)

162 Cleopatra Drive

Ottawa, Ontario, K2G 5X2 Canada

Tel: 613-226-4187 ext 212

Email: jproctor@cpma.ca

About Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA)

Based in Ottawa, Ontario, the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) is a not-for-profit organization representing companies that are active in the marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables in Canada from the farm gate to the dinner plate. CPMA members include major grower/shippers/packers/marketer, importer/exporters, transportation, brokers, distributor/wholesalers, retailers, fresh cuts and foodservice distributors/operators, processor integrating all segments of the fresh produce industry. CPMA is proud to represent over 730 international and Canadian members who are responsible for 90% of the fresh fruit and vegetable sales in Canada. CPMA is funded by the industry through voluntary membership and various services, activities and sponsorship programs. For more information about CPMA, please visit www.cpma.ca.

United Fresh Contacts:
Dave Vache

Dan Vache

Vice President, Supply Chain Management

United Fresh Produce Association

1901 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 1100

Washington, D.C. 20006 USA

Tel: 425-629-6271

Email: dvache@unitedfresh.org

About United Fresh Produce Association

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. For more information, visit www.unitedfresh.org.

GS1 US Contacts:
Krisztina Vida

Krisztina Vida 

Communications 

GS1 US

1009 Lenox Drive, Suite 202

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Tel:+1 609-620-8042

Email: kvida@gs1us.org

Angela Fernandez

Angela Fernandez

Vice President, Retail Grocery and Foodservice

GS1 US

1009 Lenox Drive, Suite 202

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Tel:+1 609-620-4506

Email: afernandez@gs1us.org

About GS1 US

GS1 US, a member of GS1, is an information standards organization that brings industry communities together to solve supply-chain problems through the adoption and implementation of GS1 standards. More than 200,000 businesses in 25 industries rely on GS1 US for trading-partner collaboration and for maximizing the cost effectiveness, speed, visibility, security and sustainability of their business processes. They achieve these benefits through solutions based on GS1 global unique numbering and identification systems, bar codes, Electronic Product Code-based RFID, data synchronization, and electronic information exchange. GS1 US also manages the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC). www.GS1US.org