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What’s Happening in Produce – Latest Trends Impacting Consumers, Retail vs. Foodservice, and the Supply Chain

July 13, 2020 at 02:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

This webinar from the Food Institute will feature two leaders in the produce industry, discussing their thoughts on the state of US produce. Topics covered will include the impact of COVID-19 on consumer buying patterns of fruits and vegetables; current spending data in retail vs. foodservice; and how the produce supply chain has been impacted by the pandemic. Whether you’re a retailer, foodservice distributor, or a produce industry executive (e.g., grower, packer, shipper), find out the most relevant information impacting the produce industry today.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
CEO of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA)
Cathy Burns is CEO of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), based in Newark, Delaware. She joined PMA in 2013 following 25 years of experience in the grocery industry, where she most recently served as president of Food Lion, Harveys and Reid’s, and was a member of the Delhaize America Executive Committee. She is responsible for a number of strategic PMA initiatives, including increasing consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables; development of PMA Board of Directors and staff; and applying expertise and exceptional insights as a retail leader to opportunities to help PMA members more effectively engage and communicate with consumers.

PMA is the leading trade association representing companies from every segment of the global produce and floral supply chain. With over 50,000 individual members from 54 countries, PMA provides solutions to the industry’s greatest challenges to grow a healthier world.

Burns was named a 2007 Top Woman in Grocery by Progressive Grocer, was awarded The Packer’s 2008 Produce Marketer of the Year award, named one of Supermarket News’ Power 50 in 2009, was named one of Mass Market Retailer’s Most Influential Women in Mass Market Retailing in 2010, and was recognized as one of the top 25 leaders in the produce and floral industries by The Packer in 2018.
Webinar hosting presenter
Principal at 210 Analytics LLC
Anne-Marie Roerink is a Principal at 210 Analytics, LLC — providing customized research and marketing strategies with a specialty in food retailing. Working closely with retailers, wholesalers, grower/shippers, suppliers and trade associations, Anne-Marie has developed an excellent perspective on the ever-changing wants and needs of the grocery shopper in a one-size-fits-no-one world. She understands the challenges and opportunities in the food and produce business today as well as the drivers of success tomorrow. Prior to founding 210 Analytics, Anne-Marie was the Head of Research for the Food Marketing Institute. Anne-Marie designs and authors the annual Power of Produce study, along with studies in organic produce, deli prepared, frozen, meat and other categories.
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