Purple Carrot Co-Founder Mark Bittman to Speak at the Organic Produce Summit
SALINAS, CA – It is never too soon to mark your calendars for a not-to-be-missed, produce industry event. Kicking off July 13-14 in Monterey, California is the inaugural Organic Produce Summit, a first-ever gathering for producers, handlers and other members of the organic produce community.
Registration is now open for exhibitors, retailers and attendees and can be accessed through the new event website www.organicproducesummit.com. The event will be held at the Monterey Hyatt where the views, sites, and restaurants only add to the Organic Produce Summit’s draw.
This Summit will showcase the booming $11 billion organic fresh produce marketplace with a series of educational sessions, and featured speakers, including former New York Times columnist and co-founder of Purple Carrot, Mark Bittman. Bittman will be one of the event’s featured speakers, according to a press release. So, stay tuned for more to come on the program highlights and activities.
A little background for you - The Purple Carrot is a company that is seeking to make the new American diet more accessible, and to get more plant-based meals onto the dinner plates of more Americans. With The Purple Carrot, you select your plan, and every week the team will send you all of the pre-measured ingredients you need to create spectacular vegan meals, made with fresh, responsibly sourced ingredients.
Other presenters will be announced in the coming weeks, giving attendees the opportunity to hear from recognized leaders and experts in the growing organic food business. Networking opportunities and exhibits from leading organic fresh fruit and vegetable producers will also keep the crowd engaged and informed. The educational component of the show will begin with a series of breakout sessions hosted by the Organic Trade Association (OTA). The sessions will be followed by featured addresses from innovative and inspirational presenters.
Mark your calendars and we will see you all there!