North America

Organic Produce Summit 2023

Organic fruit and matching shoes in the Starr Ranch booth. Shoes worn by Mike Marboe, Krista Beckstead, and Dan Davis.
Organic fruit and matching shoes in the Starr Ranch booth. Shoes worn by Mike Marboe, Krista Beckstead, and Dan Davis.
Present in full force: Srini Shellikeri, Johnny Neufeld, Dale Milison, Niels Peter Klapwijk, Zanelle Hough, Joe Wolf, and Ray Wowryk with Nature Fresh Farms.
Present in full force: Srini Shellikeri, Johnny Neufeld, Dale Milison, Niels Peter Klapwijk, Zanelle Hough, Joe Wolf, and Ray Wowryk with Nature Fresh Farms.
Giumarra promoted the company’s 52-week organic avocado program at its booth. Pictured from left are Randy Giumarra, Kellee Harris, and Joseph Casey.
Giumarra promoted the company’s 52-week organic avocado program at its booth. Pictured from left are Randy Giumarra, Kellee Harris, and Joseph Casey.
Chad Hansen and Lauren Buning with North Bay Produce.
Chad Hansen and Lauren Buning with North Bay Produce.
Alan Tagami, Kari Maggiorini, Paul Foster, Becky Nix, and Stephanie Hilton with Seven Seas / Tom Lange.
Alan Tagami, Kari Maggiorini, Paul Foster, Becky Nix, and Stephanie Hilton with Seven Seas / Tom Lange.
Alan Asbury, Natalia Toccoli, and Jeff Hanson with Natural Delights.
Alan Asbury, Natalia Toccoli, and Jeff Hanson with Natural Delights.
Team SunFed! From left to right Juan Carlos Barrionuevo, Matt Mandel, JC Myers, and Irene Amezaga. 
Team SunFed! From left to right Juan Carlos Barrionuevo, Matt Mandel, JC Myers, and Irene Amezaga. 
Gloria Smith, Daniella Velazquez de Leon, and Mayra Velazquez de Leon with Organics Unlimited promoting organic bananas.
Gloria Smith, Daniella Velazquez de Leon, and Mayra Velazquez de Leon with Organics Unlimited promoting organic bananas.
Alexandra Rae Molumby, Bailey Slayton, and Susan Noritake from Bako Sweet. The company launched their new Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight partnership with DreamWorks Animation.
Alexandra Rae Molumby, Bailey Slayton, and Susan Noritake from Bako Sweet. The company launched their new Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight partnership with DreamWorks Animation.
Aracely Van Dine and Audee Rios with Coliman.
Aracely Van Dine and Audee Rios with Coliman.
Team Divine Flavor: Carlos Bon Jr (son of Carlos), Patrick Cortes, Carlos Bon, Luis Urbina, Clarisa Batiz, and Michael Dupuis. 
Team Divine Flavor: Carlos Bon Jr (son of Carlos), Patrick Cortes, Carlos Bon, Luis Urbina, Clarisa Batiz, and Michael Dupuis. 
Happy faces in the booth of Awe Sum Organics. From left to right Kevin Leap, Maria Figueroa Ordóñez, Fausto Bayardo Figueroa Borja, Jenna Galise, David Posner, Diego Bahomonde, Brianna Posner, Gabe Avalos, Morgan Bahri, Jared Bray, Jennifer Burgess, Laura Contreras, and Paola Figueroa Ordóñez.
Happy faces in the booth of Awe Sum Organics. From left to right Kevin Leap, Maria Figueroa Ordóñez, Fausto Bayardo Figueroa Borja, Jenna Galise, David Posner, Diego Bahomonde, Brianna Posner, Gabe Avalos, Morgan Bahri, Jared Bray, Jennifer Burgess, Laura Contreras, and Paola Figueroa Ordóñez.
#bananabadass. Kim Chackal, Madison Hopper, and Jennie Coleman with Equifruit are promoting Fairtrade bananas.
#bananabadass. Kim Chackal, Madison Hopper, and Jennie Coleman with Equifruit are promoting Fairtrade bananas.
Chris Veillon, Alaina Wilkins, Paul Murracas, and Tiffany Sabelli with Pure Flavor.
Chris Veillon, Alaina Wilkins, Paul Murracas, and Tiffany Sabelli with Pure Flavor.
Scott Fraser, Megan Berenbach, Brooke Becker, and Santiago Peña with Mission Produce.
Scott Fraser, Megan Berenbach, Brooke Becker, and Santiago Peña with Mission Produce.
Cecilia Flores Paez (Envy apples) in the booth with representatives of Amazon Fresh.
Cecilia Flores Paez (Envy apples) in the booth with representatives of Amazon Fresh.
Vinnie Lopes of Envy apples and Soo Choi with Rainier Fruit Company are promoting Envy apples.
Vinnie Lopes of Envy apples and Soo Choi with Rainier Fruit Company are promoting Envy apples.
Team Pretty Lady Vineyards is promoting organic table grapes. From left to right: Vince Gambero, Chance Kirk, Anthony Stetson, and Steve Shearer.
Team Pretty Lady Vineyards is promoting organic table grapes. From left to right: Vince Gambero, Chance Kirk, Anthony Stetson, and 
Steve Shearer.
68 Produce exhibited at OPS for the very first time. From left to right are Ryan Frayo, Natalie Tegerdal, Mike Reed, Greg Bunch, Mike Chasen, and Mario Estrada.
68 Produce exhibited at OPS for the very first time. From left to right are Ryan Frayo, Natalie Tegerdal, Mike Reed, Greg Bunch, Mike Chasen, and Mario Estrada.
Highline Mushrooms proudly shows different mushroom varieties in clear packaging. From left to right Prakash Ganesan, John Sheehan, Sabrina Pokomandy, Kelly Hale, and Devon Kennedy.
Highline Mushrooms proudly shows different mushroom varieties in clear packaging. From left to right Prakash Ganesan, John Sheehan, Sabrina Pokomandy, Kelly Hale, and Devon Kennedy.
Mark Kreiner, Meghan Klotzbach, and Tom Leo with Mother Earth Organic Mushrooms. 
Mark Kreiner, Meghan Klotzbach, and Tom Leo with Mother Earth Organic Mushrooms.
 
Mother Earth showcased their current Organic Retail and Foodservice items, but also introduced new dried mushrooms and mushroom powder concepts to the trade.
Mother Earth showcased their current Organic Retail and Foodservice items, but also introduced new dried mushrooms and mushroom powder concepts to the trade.
Team Zespri! From left to right Fatima Moussawi, Darren LaMothe, Bob Tillemans, and Lauren McKinnon.
Team Zespri! From left to right Fatima Moussawi, Darren LaMothe, Bob Tillemans, and Lauren McKinnon.
Team King Fresh Produce. From left to right: Brendan Wilson, Keith Wilson, Brandon Rankin, and Brock Wilson.
Team King Fresh Produce. From left to right: Brendan Wilson, Keith Wilson, Brandon Rankin, and Brock Wilson.
Pictured in the Dovex booth are Mauricio Asaf, Gene Loudon, Patricio Valdez, Arturo Sr. Valdez, Odilon Aguiano, and Arturo Jr. Valdez.
Pictured in the Dovex booth are Mauricio Asaf, Gene Loudon, Patricio Valdez, Arturo Sr. Valdez, Odilon Aguiano, and Arturo Jr. Valdez.
The Frank's team! Pictured are Eddie Stoller, Isabel Peña, Marielle Lujan, Ricardo Roiz, and Luis Soto.
The Frank's team! Pictured are Eddie Stoller, Isabel Peña, Marielle Lujan, Ricardo Roiz, and Luis Soto.
Camille McFarland, Angelica Kaprielian and Bianca Kaprielian with Fruit World Co. 
Camille McFarland, Angelica Kaprielian and Bianca Kaprielian with Fruit World Co. 
Jan McDaniels, Ben Martin, and Luciano Fiszman with Gourmet Trading Company are promoting asparagus and blueberries.
Jan McDaniels, Ben Martin, and Luciano Fiszman with Gourmet Trading Company are promoting asparagus and blueberries.
Team Prima Wawona: Rod Rosales, Brittnie Hammack, Mauricio Jimenez-Castro, and Mike Hill.
Team Prima Wawona: Rod Rosales, Brittnie Hammack, Mauricio Jimenez-Castro, and Mike Hill.
Tony Giannini with Ingrilli Citrus, Inc.
Tony Giannini with Ingrilli Citrus, Inc.
Michael Napolitano, Allan Napolitano, and Carson McDaniel with McDaniel & Chirico Worldwide.
Michael Napolitano, Allan Napolitano, and Carson McDaniel with McDaniel & Chirico Worldwide.
Selection of organic greenhouse grown vegetables on display at the Red Sun Farms booth.
Selection of organic greenhouse grown vegetables on display at the Red Sun Farms booth.
Roman Sowala, Jeffrey Nichols, and Jared Lorraine with Nichols Farms have a variety of organic pistachios on display.
Roman Sowala, Jeffrey Nichols, and Jared Lorraine with Nichols Farms have a variety of organic pistachios on display.
Dino DiLaudo, Nick DiCarlo and Tony Cappelli with Westmoreland - TopLine Farms from Ontario, Canada.
Dino DiLaudo, Nick DiCarlo and Tony Cappelli with Westmoreland - TopLine Farms from Ontario, Canada.
Bonipak Produce from Santa Maria at OPS. From left to right Wendy Perez, Ciaran Costa, and Stan Otremba. 
Bonipak Produce from Santa Maria at OPS. From left to right Wendy Perez, Ciaran Costa, and Stan Otremba.

 
Team Sun Belle showcased their full line of Green Belle organics. Pictured are Sun Belle Founder and President Janice Honigberg (center) with Chuck Fiorenzi (left) and Tim Polfer (right).
Team Sun Belle showcased their full line of Green Belle organics. Pictured are Sun Belle Founder and President Janice Honigberg (center) with Chuck Fiorenzi (left) and Tim Polfer (right).
Noah Croft. Kevin Steiner. Tim Colln with Sage Fruit.
Noah Croft. Kevin Steiner. Tim Colln with Sage Fruit.
The Pacific Trellis team. Josh Leichter, Howard Nager, Rob Markel, Dan Carapella, and Jay Schneider.
The Pacific Trellis team. Josh Leichter, Howard Nager, Rob Markel, Dan Carapella, and Jay Schneider.
Aimee and Andy Martin from A&A Organic Produce, talking with a visitor.
Aimee and Andy Martin from A&A Organic Produce, talking with a visitor.
Brad Sumner, Sara Thompson, Mark Sandell, and Kayla Burks with Pacific Coast Trading Company.
Brad Sumner, Sara Thompson, Mark Sandell, and Kayla Burks with Pacific Coast Trading Company.
Victor Cancel and Mitch Furlonger with Lipman Family Farms.
Victor Cancel and Mitch Furlonger with Lipman Family Farms.
The booth of Organically Grown Company: Sara Parks, Krista Kinder. and Kristi Yoder.
The booth of Organically Grown Company: Sara Parks, Krista Kinder. and Kristi Yoder.
Organic Harvest Network was also present at OPS.
Organic Harvest Network was also present at OPS.
The booth of Sunview Marketing International.
The booth of Sunview Marketing International.
Taking advantage of a great location. Beach party for Awe Sum Organics. From left to right are Jose Caudillo, Isaac Contreras,  Kevin Leap, Francisco Lazcano, Gabe Avalos, Morgan Bahri, Maximo Ureta, Mike Meschi, David Posner, Brianna Posner, Jenna Galise, Laura Contreras, Jennifer Burgess, Jared Bray, Za Bonomo, and Linda Ghio.
Taking advantage of a great location. Beach party for Awe Sum Organics. From left to right are Jose Caudillo, Isaac Contreras,  Kevin Leap, Francisco Lazcano, Gabe Avalos, Morgan Bahri, Maximo Ureta, Mike Meschi, David Posner, Brianna Posner, Jenna Galise, Laura Contreras, Jennifer Burgess, Jared Bray, Za Bonomo, and Linda Ghio.

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