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Global flavor trends: Predicting the next big thing on the plate

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 | Posted in Foodservice by Erin Hart

Fresh produce plays a big part in "Global Flavor Trends: Predicting the Next Big Thing on the Plate," according to Foodservice Conference panelists Susan Renke, director of corporate relations at the Culinary Institute of America, Maeve Webster, senior director of Datassential, and Chef Jet Tila, celebrity chef and restaurateur.

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Read about their discussion on upcoming trends and how best to incorporate global flavors into Western cuisine on  

The role of agricultural robotics in fresh produce

Saturday, 23 August 2014 | Posted in Technology by Erin Hart

Agricultural robotics is quickly improving and changing the face of the produce industry. It deals with the design, construction, operation and application of robots and related computer and control systems in agriculture. WinterGreen Research forecasts the agricultural robotics market size to grow from $817 million in 2013 to $16.3 billion by 2020.

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PMA research practice brings consumer trends, millennials to forefront

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 | Posted in Industry/Consumer Trends by Erin Hart

As part of PMA's commitment to linking members to research and trends, PMA Global is partnering with third-party researchers to provide consumer, global and industry studies relevant to the fresh produce and floral industries. Watch PMA Global's Gina Jones and Eileen O'Leary discuss the Hartman Group: Outlook on the Millennial Consumer 2014, a study conducted that will help your sales and marketing efforts when considering the millennial demographic.  

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