Farming Notes – October 2015

                  Our past president, Duncan Allison, continues his series of enlightening articles on a variety of current ag topics.  Enjoy! FARMING NOTES – OCTOBER 2015 Science, Scale, Mechanization and New Technology – … Continued

Society Visits Port and Market

Welcome to the Future of Fresh. This is an appropriate introduction to Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market. There has been a wholesale market in Philadelphia for 300 years but the new market completed in June 2011 is the largest, fully-refrigerated wholesale … Continued

Holt Speaks on Logistics

Leo Holt, president of Holt Logistics of Philadelphia, addressed the Society on June 6, 2014, with a fast-moving presentation on logistics at the Port of Philadelphia.  Mr. Holt not only covered the history of his company’s presence in Philadelphia but … Continued

New Speaker for June Society Meeting

Leo Holt, President of Holt Logistics the largest logistics company serving the Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey ports will discuss their handling of Chilean and South African fruit arrivals into the region.  Philadelphia is the leading port of entry for … Continued

Stenzel Impresses Society With Talk on Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits and Vegetables: Challenges/Emerging Issues in Today’s Food Supply Tom Stenzel, CEO, United Fresh Tom Stenzel covered the topic in detail and brought new insights concerning the current status, and future prospects, for the fresh fruits and produce industry in … Continued