Elevated consumer expectations drive changes in produce supply system

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Elevated consumer expectations drive changes in produce supply system The insistence by consumers that the fresh produce they buy be of the highest quality and freshness has met a response by retailers that has wrought changes in how perishables are sourced and transported. So said Richard Owen, vice president of global development at the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), an industry group, in an exclusive interview with the AJOT.

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Peter Buxbaum has been writing about international trade and transportation, as well as security, defense, technology, and foreign policy, for over 20 years. Besides contributing to the AJOT, Buxbaum's work has appeared in such leading publications as Fortune, Forbes, Chief Executive, Computerworld, and Jane's Defence Weekly. He was educated at Columbia University.