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The Produce Moms Podcast

Dec 18, 2019

“It takes so many resources to grow, transport, store, cook, and get food to our plates. When we throw food out, we throw those resources out with it.”

Dana Gunders (8:10-8:28)

The average American throws away around $30 worth of uneaten food every month. When you factor in the food being wasted by restaurants,...

Dec 11, 2019

“It’s the juiciness that stands out with the Cosmic Crisp® apple. It's unusual to have an apple that’s just that juicy.” 

- Kate Evans (16:34-16:42)

Kate Evans, a professor at the Department of Horticulture at Washington State University, has been instrumental in leading the University's apple breeding...

Dec 4, 2019

“Growers are becoming smarter each and every day in their quest to raise the most flavorful food for us all.”

Lori Taylor (15:09-15:17)

As we wind down another year and look to 2020, The Produce Moms team is taking a look back on our biggest takeaways, favorite podcast episodes, and industry trends to look out for.

Nov 27, 2019

“We want to make sure that when consumers pick up an Applewood Fresh apple, they're getting the best eating experience for their money.”

Nick Mascari (16:04-16:13)

Farmers want to farm. They don't always want to get involved in the marketing and sale of their products. 

Applewood Fresh works with family farmers to...

Nov 20, 2019

“Without exception, I’ve never talked about Brighter Bites and not had someone say, ‘That's amazing. I want to support that. I want to be a part of that.’”

Rich Dachman (22:09-22:23)

Rich Dachman is the former vice-president of produce for Sysco and was an executive at Sysco for almost three decades. He is now...