Canadian Produce Marketing Association to Host 2020 Virtual Learning Lounge Sessions
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA - Our industry is truly a magnificent one. We have all adapted and grown to face challenges head-on with innovations abounding across all sectors. The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) joined the innovation train after recently announcing an opportunity of its own. The CPMA Learning Lounge Sessions, typically hosted on the CPMA Trade Show floor, are going virtual this year.
According to a press release, CPMA will be offering weekly member webinars each Wednesday starting May 20 until June 10. During these webinars, members will be able to learn more about the latest in the fresh produce sector and what businesses throughout the supply chain can expect as the industry collectively moves forward.
By registering, members can learn more about each of the following important industry topics:
Food Safety – Recent Canadian Research and the SFCR – A Year On
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 (2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST) Click here to register
A senior CFIA representative, along with representatives from the universities executing the Canadian Food Safety Fund (CFSF)-funded research, will provide information and answer questions on regulations and research-driven toward an even safer Canadian produce supply.
Retail and Foodservice – Coast-to-Coast-to-Coast
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 (2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST) Click here to register
To help the industry understand the influences that impact doing business in Canada, a panel of buyers will speak to their experiences from coast-to-coast-to-coast.
Wholesale Panel – A Focus on Today with an Eye to the Future
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 (2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST) Click here to register
Wholesalers from across Canada will provide insights on this rapidly evolving part of the business and what it takes to be successful today and tomorrow.
Innovation – Production, Packaging, and Distribution
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 (2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST) Click here to register
A panel of experts will speak to advances in production practices, eliminating unnecessary packaging without impacting quality and freshness, and changes to how produce is packaged and prepared for sale to consumers.
As the industry bands together, how will the landscape of fresh produce change for the better? Keep checking back to AndNowUKnow as we cover the latest.