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The Produce Industry is very complex and covers A to Z literally Asparagus through Zucchini. We will discuss all types of markets foreign and domestic including Supply, Demand, Logistics, Technology, Food Safety, Sustainability, Industry Categories, Market Reports and Industry news, and more!!! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theproduceindustrypodcast/support

The Produce Industry Podcast w/ Patrick Kelly The Produce Industry Podcast

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    • 4.7 • 19 Ratings

The Produce Industry is very complex and covers A to Z literally Asparagus through Zucchini. We will discuss all types of markets foreign and domestic including Supply, Demand, Logistics, Technology, Food Safety, Sustainability, Industry Categories, Market Reports and Industry news, and more!!! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theproduceindustrypodcast/support

    APPLE UPDATE from Ross Nelson, Director of Retail Execution, Indianapolis Fruit Company - EP45

    APPLE UPDATE from Ross Nelson, Director of Retail Execution, Indianapolis Fruit Company - EP45

    In this episode of The Produce Industry Podcast w/ Patrick Kelly we chat with Ross Nelson the Director of Retail Execution for Indianapolis Fruit Company. Ross is going to give us a quick APPLE UPDATE - There are 3 states that are going to be starting apples soon with many varieties that I have never even heard of. What states are these New York, Michigan and Washington - thats right these 3 states are ready to produce!!! Join us as we learn more about apples from Ross Nelson and chat about the upcoming APPLE TASTE OFF ROUND 2! 


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    • 15 min
    Robert Schueller, Director of Public Relations, Melissa's Produce - EP44

    Robert Schueller, Director of Public Relations, Melissa's Produce - EP44

    In this episode of The Produce Industry Podcast with Patrick Kelly we chat with Robert Schueller, Director of Public Relations at Melissa's Produce. Now Melissa's.com has over 1, 500 items that are readily available for shipping! Some of these products include, shallots, onions, hatch pepper popcorn, hatch peppers, salsa, beans, seasonings and more. Robert and Patrick talk about some items that have been popular during COVID-19, how Melissa's is adapting during this time, some upcoming products on the horizon as the summer dies down and the fall will soon pickup. Get ready to make an order with Melissa's as soon as you are done with this episode because we talk about some tasty treats for everyone to enjoy! 


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    • 38 min
    Roger Pepperl of Stemilt Growers and Chris Veillon of Pure Hothouse Foods Inc./Pure Flavor® - EP43

    Roger Pepperl of Stemilt Growers and Chris Veillon of Pure Hothouse Foods Inc./Pure Flavor® - EP43

    In this unique episode with Roger Pepperl and Chris Veillon we have some side conversation that started as a post on LInkedIn: The power of #networking at its finest - I also said it was a #serendipity moment - saw and learned so much from these two it was incredible. Stemilt Growers Pure Hothouse Foods Inc.| Pure Flavor®
    What are your expectations? Are industry associations meeting your needs? Is Zoom? Are you Hustling? What about virtual shows? Networking doing alright for you?
    Join us as we chat about:
    #hustle #marketing #virtualshows #thefuture #technology #relationships #complacency # #innovation #freshproduce #freshfood #foodserviceindustry #fruit #producelife #freshfruit #freshvegetables #freshfruits #produceindustry #citrus #freshveggies #fruitsandveggies #veggies #retailers #dtc

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    • 26 min
    Wendy McManus, Leadership Coach, Connect2Potential - EP42

    Wendy McManus, Leadership Coach, Connect2Potential - EP42

    In this episode of The Produce Industry Podcast w/ Patrick Kelly we chat with Wendy McManus, Leadership Coach of Connect2Potential. Wendy McManus believes that thriving teams are the key to stellar results.As a leadership coach, she draws out the true genius in her clients, so they become more confident and capable leaders of their own thriving teams. Her focus is on mental fitness which is the ability to handle life’s challenges with a positive mindset. It’s an incredibly powerful skill set, which impacts performance, relationships and well-being.

    Having worked in produce marketing for 17 years, Wendy now serves produce industry professionals as their coach. Her undying affection for the special people who supply the healthiest food on the planet bring her back to the produce industry again and again.

    Wendy and I talk about mental fitness, your own saboteurs, a quick 45-60 second SAGE BRAIN RECHARGE, and the overall state of ones mind during these times! 

    Check out connect2potential.com, where you can learn more about Wendy’s Mental Fitness Boot Camp program and her Mental Fitness Inner Circle Community.


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    • 37 min
    Belmark Inc. w/ Jason Vandeloo & Dr. Raj Sharma, & Matt DeBoer of Ag Tools - EP41

    Belmark Inc. w/ Jason Vandeloo & Dr. Raj Sharma, & Matt DeBoer of Ag Tools - EP41

    In this episode of The Produce Industry Podcast w/ Patrick Kelly we have our Choice Partner's Matt DeBoer from Ag Tools helping introduce Belmark, Inc. Ag Tools was The Produce Industry Podcast's first Partner and we are truly proud and appreciative towards their entire team. Now in this episode Matt and I discuss a few topics regarding data, insights, love for the industry and being a partner on the podcast. 

    Next, we chat with Jason Vandeloo & Dr. Raj Sharma of Belmark Inc. we chat with these two Subject Matter Experts in the field of packaging. So, Why is BElmark relevant to the industry? We discuss emerging trends, optimum packaging solutions, as well as some of the packing that you might see from Belmark in The Produce Industry. 


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    • 52 min
    SPECIAL - Sarah Frey, BOOK RELEASE, The Growing Season - EP40

    SPECIAL - Sarah Frey, BOOK RELEASE, The Growing Season - EP40

    The youngest of 21 children, Sarah Frey grew up on a struggling farm in Southern Illinois. At 15, she started her own fresh produce delivery business out of an old pickup truck. Two years later she took over the family farm and started doing business with the largest grocery retailers in the country. Frey’s story is one of never giving up, negotiating with some of the biggest businesses in the nation and building a company which serves consumers with fresh, healthy products. Frey Farms is the nation’s leading producer of pumpkins,earning Frey the nickname “America’s Pumpkin Queen.”
    Sarah and I are having a exclusive interview to chat about her Book "The Growing Season" Join us 11AM EST Aug 25, 2020.
    Purchase HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Growing-Season-Saved-American-Farm/dp/0593129393

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    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Addicted85359 ,

Much needed podcast

The produce industry really needed this podcast to happen. I really enjoy listening to the guests, and Patrick is an excellent host! So glad I found it!

dnjsjjksisoxkx ,

Produce Facts

This is a great podcast to learn about the produce industry. We purchase fruits and vegetables constantly and look forward to new updates from this podcast.

JohnnyFive88 ,

Fruits and Veggies

Great listen to hear about produce and supply chain. I work in logistics and it’s cool to get a fresh perspective on the industry. Hope to hear more about recipes are new ideas.

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