IFPA Global Produce & Floral Show

IFPA ignites industry in Orlando

International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) hosted its first-ever Global Produce & Floral Show (GPFS) last week in Orlando, Florida.  With just over one buyer for every three attendees, the show offered an opportunity to make connections and create new partnerships. Attendees from approximately 40 countries attended the show.…

IFPA State of the Industry

Seizing momentum, influencing positive health outcomes

Despite the remnants of the global pandemic and emergent challenges like inflation, labor and extreme climate events, International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns…

Vegetable grower showcases new organic product size offering

Duda Farm Fresh Foods, a grower of fresh vegetables and citrus, will spotlight its new single-count Organic Celery Heart product at the IFPA Global Produce and Floral Show…

Veggie roasting kit taps into social media cooking trends

Braga Fresh will debut the Easy Pan Veggies product line at IFPA Orlando in the Grower Shipper pavilion booth #4244. The new kits come in three seasoning packet flavors: EVERYTHING, GARLIC PARMESAN, and GARDEN RANCH, and they include fresh vegetables such as green beans, sweet baby broccoli, leeks, and…

Tropical fruit grower makes debut in Orlando

Kapi Kapi Growers, a producer of premium pineapples and bananas, is debuting at the IFPA Global Produce and Floral Show next week in Orlando, Florida. The company will showcase its premium product offerings as well as speak to its enhanced environmental and social practices. “We look forward to seeing…

New vegetable products on display

Ocean Mist Farms, a grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in the U.S., will attend IFPA’s Global Produce & Floral Show in Booth #1661 October 27-29. The value-added product line includes Broccoli Florets, Vegetable Medley and Brussels sprouts.  There it will feature its new Broccoli Slaw and 2lb sizes from…

Kicking off avocado-focused campaign

West Pak Avocado is officially kicking off its 100 percent Avo-Focused campaign at the International Fresh Produce Association’s Global Produce & Flower Show in Orlando, Florida, October 27-29, 2022. The new campaign for 2023 will carry through all sales and marketing efforts for the year, and include a…

Now offering IQF organic bananas in addition to fresh bananas

Best known for growing and marketing bananas, Coliman is looking forward to IFPA’s Global Produce & Floral Show later this month. “We’ve been exhibiting at the event for the past 15 years,” says Audee Ríos Canobbio with the company. “North America has always been one of the main export markets for us, so…

New restaurant-quality grab-and-go salads to be showcased

Local Bounti Corporation, an indoor agriculture company, will showcase its recently launched chef-inspired, grab-and-go salads at The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) Global Produce & Floral Show in Orlando, Florida on October 27-29. "We are excited for IFPA attendees to sample our new…

Berry marketer highlights its growth

Sun Belle’s offices are abuzz with planning for the IFPA Global Produce & Floral Show as it focuses on what makes its brand tick for show attendees at the end of the month. “We are committed to doing the best work we can for our excellent growers, shippers and retail partners, and we do that by being all…

Bard Valley Natural Delights booth promises tasty rewards

Bard Valley Natural Delights is creating extra sweet moments at this year’s Global Produce and Floral Show in Orlando including a chef-tasting menu, cookbook signing from Danny Seo and an Apple Watch giveaway for all booth visitors. Guests at this year’s expo can expect a delicious assortment of sweet…

Fairtrade banana company ready to talk US expansion

To support its U.S. market expansion, Equifruit will exhibit at the IFPA Global Produce & Floral Show in Orlando from October 27-29 at booth 4579. As a first-time exhibitor, it aims to showcase its innovative approach to branding Fairtrade-certified bananas. Equifruit is a Fairtrade-certified banana…

Zespri ready to talk about the kiwi category

As the IFPA Global Produce & Floral Show opens its doors October 27th – October 29th to industry professionals, retailers can stop by the redesigned Zespri™ booth to meet with regional and international staff and learn how Zespri SunGold™ Kiwi is driving the category to new levels. “We are very excited…

California Avocado Commission celebrates 50 years of exhibiting

The California Avocado Commission team is in final preparation mode for the much-anticipated International Fresh Produce Association’s Global Produce & Floral Show to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The show will take place October 26 through 29 and Commission…

Produce brands integrate innovation into new and traditional product lineups

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. and its subsidiary Mann Packing Co., Inc. announced they will exhibit at the IFPA Global Produce & Floral Show to be held in Orlando, Florida October 27 – 29, 2022. Both companies will showcase a variety of new and traditional products – fresh and fresh-cut produce, in…

Premium California grapes on display

The Pretty Lady Vineyards team will feature its premium California Table grapes at the revamped IFPA Global Produce & Floral Show in Orlando, Florida. The Pretty Lady fields are currently being harvested for their fall crop and will be on display at this year’s show. Other available varieties during the…

New closing machine on display

Kwik Lok is introducing its new 865B at the International Floral and Produce Association (IFPA) show in Orlando, Florida, October 27-29, 2022. Customers can see the new 865B in action at Kwik Lok’s booth, 861.  Apples, potatoes, pears--the new 865B reliably bags just about anything. It features a more powerful motor, additional safety…

Church Brothers Farms will unveil new retail vegetable offerings

Church Brothers Farms is excited to welcome everyone to its booth in the Grower-Shipper Pavilion (#4053). This year at IFPA, it is eager to share its newest additions to its retail offerings. In the development of new products at Church Brothers, it is listening to consumers to understand what their…

Longtime exhibitor celebrating “Happiness Harvested”

With IFPA’s Global Show fast approaching, the California Giant Berry Farms team is eager to showcase their offering of high-quality strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries.   Berries in tow, the fruit purveyor plans to focus on its year-round supply of sustainably grown fresh berries that represent the…

Artist Shirley Chapman special guest at Village Farms' booth

Village Farms Fresh looks forward to the 1st annual Global Produce & Floral Show to be held in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center October 27 & 28, 2022.…

Canadian grower-shipper expands product lines and geographic reach

EagleXport is very excited to participate in this year’s IFPA show. “We are rapidly growing our business in North America and it is refreshing to be able to finally meet some of our new customers and old friends in person,” says Alex Zenebisis, president. EagleXport represents more than 200 local…

Live packaging machine demonstrations at global produce show

From October 27 to 29, the very first edition of the Global Produce & Floral Show will take place in Orlando, Florida. JASA is participating and demonstrating two packaging machines in action. On January 1, 2021, PMA and United Fresh merged to form the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA). This…

Seald Sweet/Greenyard USA keen to show off its growth

Seald Sweet/Greenyard USA is a global organization offering a wide variety of products from around the world. Grounded in its American roots, it has expanded its business beyond its borders to encompass countries globally. It is part of a global network of companies, with more than 9,000 employees…

Premium salad kits now available across the Midwest and East Coast

BrightFarms announced that its premium “Crunch Kit™ Salads” are now available across the Midwest and East Coast. The supplier of indoor-grown packaged salads will showcase and sample its premium “Crunch Kit Salads” during IFPA’s Global Show (booth #4949) October 27-29 in Orlando, Florida. Salad kits are…

Here's a chance to win an Adirondack chair

Bedford Industries will mark the three-year anniversary of its TagBack® program with a chance to win an Adirondack chair made with reclaimed plastic during The Global Produce & Floral Show, Oct. 27–29 in Orlando, Florida. Bedford manufactures produce identification products including:  produce ties, Bib Ties®,…

Retail Merchant Innovation Award winners announced

International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has announced the winners of the IFPA Retail Merchant Innovation Awards Program. The program, sponsored by Sage Fruit Company,…

New booth, new blackberry variety, and new brand for North Bay Produce

After two years of patiently waiting due to the pandemic and a hurricane, North Bay Produce looks forward to participating in IFPA’s Global Produce & Floral Show later this month. A full team of North Bay employees will be on hand to attend lectures, do meet and greets, walk the show to see what’s new…

Vibrant and colorful bounty of specialty vegetables on display

IFPA Global Produce & Floral Show is fast approaching, and the Babé Farms team will make their way to Orlando, Florida. Babé plans to have a vibrant bounty of specialty vegetables on display: rainbow root vegetables, baby lettuces, specialty greens, signature salad blends, and a collection of crucifers…

Organic grower-shipper reflects on its evolution as Orlando show approaches

Bridges Produce looks forward to the return of the IFPA this year in Orlando, Florida. It has been exhibiting at the PMA Fresh Summit, now IFPA Global Produce & Floral Show, since 2009. During this time, the company and the industry as a whole have gone through numerous transformations and many…

FreshPlaza Special on IFPA’s Global Produce & Floral Show

After a two-year hiatus, the produce industry is looking forward to seeing each other in person for IFPA’s Global Produce & Floral Show. The event will take place in Orlando, Florida from October 27 – 29. Excitement around the event is building up as some members of the produce industry haven’t seen each…


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