VOL. 47 | The Future is Bright




Articles in This Issue


California Makes Sweeping Changes to Maternal Lactation Accomadation Requirements

Is a landmark piece of legislation the make or break between a failing business and a successful one? The answer lies here...

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The Golden Rule

The Council President and CEO details how a surprising tactic sets this can’t-miss event apart from others on the show circuit…

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Unparalleled Agility: A Q&A With Doug Burris

Innovating the biggest brands in the industry has given this produce leader a unique perspective on convenience that we unlocked in this exclusive...

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Op-Ed: Building Brands, Not Memes

The Snack's very own Kayla Webb dives into why relevancy and authenticity make a potent cocktail when it comes to creating a powerhouse brand...

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Wherever the Wind Blows: A Q&A With Karen Brux

While it’s hard to imagine the produce industry without this globetrotter, she reveals her path was much more winding in this exclusive...

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CPMA Corner: The Plastics Discussion Continues

As Ron Lemaire recounts monumental growth in an integral sector of the industry, we explore his exclusive strategies for long-term success…

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Marketing an Underdog

Tristan Simpson insists she’s an underdog. On a particularly warm winter morning, I sit down to hear Tristan’s story. She starts with her family—your typical 13-sibling bunch—then jumps to her...

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Creative to the Core

Though a force to be reckoned with, this marketing maven wasn't always walking the path of produce. We find out her journey in this exclusive...

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My Favorite Things: Lila Baig, Marketing Coordinator, Catania Worldwide

This marketing up-and-comer shares why she is part foodie part pigskin with a splash of competition. Curious? So were we...

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The Future is Bright

Pushing the power of produce partnerships, the industry advocate razes a sure-fire path toward taking market share back from consumer packaged goods...

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Chicago's Crown Jewel

Is there a better city in which to roam and people-watch than Chicago, Illinois? Akin to a marble bag of cultures, this city seems to have created a mosaic of menu options that demand only the...

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Apple Merchandising SnackChat

In this exclusive, Mac Riggan, Andy Tudor, and more category veterans tease lucrative retail opportunities in the organic sector…

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Under the Sinaloan Stars

After produce powerhouses gathered for another memorable celebration, we hear from them on why this event is a must-attend...

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A Closer Look at Lipman Family Farms Value-Added Packaging

Kicking off the year in style is a must when it comes to being at the top of the fresh produce industry game. Lipman Family Farms has long been amongst the top tier of field and greenhouse fresh...

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A Closer Look at Veg-Fresh Farms Earth Check Packaging

Nobody puts Mother Earth in a corner—which is why Veg-Fresh Farms is changing the tune of the buy-side with a new sustainable packaging line....

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Labor Department Offers Some FLSA Clarity Through New “Regular Rate” Interpretation

Following new standards set by the U.S. Department of Labor, Alden Parker details need-to-know laws in this exclusive…

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Rethinking the Whole Package

Craig Kelly challenges the industry to rethink packaging, revealing how advancements are creating unprecedented opportunities for suppliers...

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