Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Technology Driving the Produce Industry Today (LIVE from the CPMA Trade Show Floor)

We live in a world of constant change where technology creates opportunities to drive organizations to new levels of success. Blockchain, precision agriculture, automation, and much more are embraced by businesses searching to improve how produce is grown, harvested, packed, shipped and sold, while leveraging data to provide better decision making and transparency across the supply chain. Hear how organizations are embracing technology and its effect on the produce sector as a whole.
Moderator:  Davis Yung - Fresh Direct Produce
Speakers:  David Best - Duda Farm Fresh, Keith Kuhl - Southern Potato, Scott Dagondon - Motorleaf


Thank you to our podcast sponsor, NatureFresh™ Farms.
                 

Monday, 29 April 2019

Influencer Marketing in the Produce Industry

The social media landscape is evolving and has made room for a new kind of celebrity endorsement – influencer marketing. On this episode, we delve into influencer marketing, the relationship between brand and brand influencer, and the importance of credibility in the produce industry. Registered dietitians and content creators Abbey Sharp (@abbeyskitchen) and Noelle Martin (@motherhoodandmeals) share their individual career paths and social media wisdom, as Kara Badder, Marketing Manager at NatureFresh™, gives us insight on their marketing strategy with Noelle and how their partnership has flourished. 


Thank you to our podcast sponsor, NatureFresh™ Farms.
                 

Friday, 22 March 2019

Canada's Food Guide (with Chef Michael Smith and Carol Harrison, RD)

Food has an immense impact on the health and well-being of Canadians. The new Canada’s Food Guide gives plenty of recommendations on nutrition and healthy eating habits. On this episode of Produce Talks we chat with Chef Michael Smith and registered dietitian Carol Harrison to explore the recommendations and science behind Canada’s Food Guide and unpack some of the social challenges of food and nutrition in Canada.  



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Wednesday, 27 February 2019

New Food Safety Regulations: Impacts on Industry

The new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force in January, 2019 through the CFIA. Anytime new regulations come into place, businesses can be impacted. We touch base with CPMA Food Safety Specialist, Jeff Hall and Fred Webber from the Dispute Resolution Corporation to discuss new requirements for produce businesses and the resources available to industry.
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Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Cultivating Corporate Culture for Business Performance

We’re back for 2019! On this episode we explore corporate culture and the inaugural CPMA Corporate Culture Award. Gaining insights from John Anderson at Oppy and Barrie Carlyle from Waterstone Human Capital, we discuss the challenges and, more importantly, the opportunities that corporate culture presents to the produce industry. We also chat about the inaugural CPMA Corporate Culture Award, an exclusive opportunity for CPMA members to examine their corporate culture and be considered for the award!


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Friday, 14 December 2018

Growing Produce Skills - LIVE - From the CPMA Trade Show Floor



When matching career expectations, communication is key. And with today’s generational shift discussing changing career priorities is becoming paramount to staff retention. Join us for an open conversation on current professional development expectations from young professionals in the industry and how those expectations align with the vision business leaders have for their employees.





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Friday, 30 November 2018

The Future is Floral - LIVE! From the CPMA Trade Show Floor


In this presentation from the CPMA Trade Show Floor we're exploring Fresh Trends in Floral. Pulling from his over 35 years of experience and unique insights into this part of the fresh category, J Schwanke  (ubloom.com) will discuss how the latest trends in the floral department are poised to influence the future of both the produce department and the broader retail industry. 





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