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AUSVEG announces Michael Coote as new CEO
June 05, 2021
Australian vegetable and potato industry body AUSVEG has announced the appointment of Michael Coote as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 1 July 2021.
España: La Junta ubvenciona con 65.000 a la interprofesión de la patata de Castilla y León
June 04, 2021
El Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Catilla y León ha aprobado una subvención de 65.000 euros a la Organización Interprofesional de la Patata de Castilla y León (OIPACYL) para fortalecer y equilibrar el sector de la patata.
United Fresh, PMA Name Senior Management Team for New Association
June 03, 2021
Future Co-CEOs Cathy Burns of PMA and Tom Stenzel of United Fresh have named seven current association staff leaders as the senior management team for the new combined association to be launched January 1, 2022.
PMA and United Fresh to Hold Member Vote over merger
April 16, 2021
The Boards of Directors of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) will each host a member vote seeking consent in support of the resolution to combine and form a new association serving the global produce and floral industry.
SNAC Members Vote to Extend All Officer Terms by One Year
April 12, 2021
Board Chairman Rob Sarlls and Associate Executive Council (AEC) President David Read Reelected Along with Fellow Officers and AEC Members.
Idaho Potato Commission President and CEO, Frank Muir Retires After 18 Years of Service
April 10, 2021
Eighteen years ago, the Idaho® potato industry was in crisis. Consumers were shunning potatoes due to the rising popularity of low-carb diets, the new consumer focus on buying local (locavore movement) was beginning to expand across the country and the Idaho® potato farm gate revenue was declining.
PEI Potato Board Presents 2021 Potato Industry Recognition Awards
April 07, 2021
Three awards were presented to well deserving industry members at the Prince Edward Island Potato Board’s monthly meeting in March 2021. In addition, the award winners will be recognized at the PEI Board Annual Banquet in 2022.
Potatoes USA Elects 2021 -2022 Leadership
April 05, 2021
Potatoes USA, the marketing and promotion board for the U.S. potato industry, elected new leadership during the Annual Meeting on March 11, 2021. The newly elected Chairman and Executive Committee will lead the Board through 2021-2022.
AHDB appoints Tim Rycroft as CEO
April 02, 2021
Tim, currently Chief Operating Officer of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), will take up his position at the Stoneleigh-based levy board on 31 August 2021, replacing Jane King. During the intervening period, the interim AHDB CEO will be Ken Boyns, AHDB Chief Finance, and Operations Officer.