New York Produce Show 2017

Grapes from Peru, labeled under the Vanguard Fresh brand.
Grapes from Peru, labeled under the Vanguard Fresh brand. ©: HD.com
Also grown on Vanguard's Challampampa ranch in Peru, but labeled as Pampa Fresh.
Also grown on Vanguard's Challampampa ranch in Peru, but labeled as Pampa Fresh. ©: HD.com
Gene Coughlin, Dirk Winkelmann, Denise Smith and Shawn Caldwell with Vanguard Direct. Vanguard Direct acts as the sales arm for the company's ranches in Peru as well as some third-party growers.
Gene Coughlin, Dirk Winkelmann, Denise Smith and Shawn Caldwell with Vanguard Direct. Vanguard Direct acts as the sales arm for the company's ranches in Peru as well as some third-party growers. ©: HD.com
RJ Hassler and his father Rick Hassler show the newest technology when it comes to freshness. The Food Freshness Card keeps produce fresh longer and cuts spoilage in half. Just put it in your refrigerator!
RJ Hassler and his father Rick Hassler show the newest technology when it comes to freshness. The Food Freshness Card keeps produce fresh longer and cuts spoilage in half. Just put it in your refrigerator! ©: HD.com
John Heffernan, Joe Dugo, Jill Overdorf and Rodrigo Torres proudly show the Joe Nucci award that Naturipe Farms won for its snack line. This is an annual innovation award, named after Joe Nucci.
John Heffernan, Joe Dugo, Jill Overdorf and Rodrigo Torres proudly show the Joe Nucci award that Naturipe Farms won for its snack line. This is an annual innovation award, named after Joe Nucci. ©: HD.com
Naturipe snack packs
Naturipe snack packs ©: HD.com
Michael Ryshouwer and Jeff Trickett with Bejo Seeds
Michael Ryshouwer and Jeff Trickett with Bejo Seeds ©: HD.com
Mary Ostlund with Brooks Tropicals.
Mary Ostlund with Brooks Tropicals. ©: HD.com
It's busy at the Baldor booth. The freshly prepared food is popular.
It's busy at the Baldor booth. The freshly prepared food is popular. ©: HD.com
Stephen Cowan with Mucci shows a clamshell of Smuccies. The company recently announced expansion of its greenhouse strawberry acreage.
Stephen Cowan with Mucci shows a clamshell of Smuccies. The company recently announced expansion of its greenhouse strawberry acreage. ©: HD.com
Red Sun Farms is represented by Harold Paivarinta, Ray Mason and Jim D'Amato.
Red Sun Farms is represented by Harold Paivarinta, Ray Mason and Jim D'Amato. ©: HD.com
The team of Village Farms was one of the ten finalists of the Joe Nucci Award for their Lorabella tomato. From left to right proudly showing Lorabella tomatoes as well as the finalist award are: Michael Minerva, Helen Aquino, Michael DeGiglio and his daughter Krysten DeGiglio.
The team of Village Farms was one of the ten finalists of the Joe Nucci Award for their Lorabella tomato. From left to right proudly showing Lorabella tomatoes as well as the finalist award are: Michael Minerva, Helen Aquino, Michael DeGiglio and his daughter Krysten DeGiglio. ©: HD.com
Close-up of the finalist award and lorabella tomatoes.
Close-up of the finalist award and lorabella tomatoes. ©: HD.com
Jose Flores, Jared Donabedian and Kelsey Rose with John Vena, Inc, which is based in the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market.
Jose Flores, Jared Donabedian and Kelsey Rose with John Vena, Inc, which is based in the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market. ©: HD.com
Emily Woodard with United Fresh Produce Association.
Emily Woodard with United Fresh Produce Association. ©: HD.com
Colin O'Brien, Tina Delmonte and Joe Rosa with the International Fruit Company.
Colin O'Brien, Tina Delmonte and Joe Rosa with the International Fruit Company. ©: HD.com
Erika Camera and Frank Camera with SunFed. Erika shows a 2-piece tray of organic zucchini as well as yellow squash, both in microperm bags. The zucchinis are packed on a compost tray while the yellow squash pack contains a clear tray.
Erika Camera and Frank Camera with SunFed. Erika shows a 2-piece tray of organic zucchini as well as yellow squash, both in microperm bags. The zucchinis are packed on a compost tray while the yellow squash pack contains a clear tray. ©: HD.com
Audee Rios Canobbio with Colima
Audee Rios Canobbio with Colima ©: HD.com
Alfredo Castro and his son Hugo Castro with Ginafruit from Ecuador.
Alfredo Castro and his son Hugo Castro with Ginafruit from Ecuador. ©: HD.com
Marianela Ubilla with Agzulasa promotes bananas from Ecuador and is looking to expand business in the US.
Marianela Ubilla with Agzulasa promotes bananas from Ecuador and is looking to expand business in the US. ©: HD.com
Tiffany Sabelli and Matt Mastronardi with Pure Flavor.
Tiffany Sabelli and Matt Mastronardi with Pure Flavor. ©: HD.com
Megan Berenbach and Bryan Garibay of Mission Produce
Megan Berenbach and Bryan Garibay of Mission Produce ©: HD.com
Bernie's box: a newly designed mango box from Amazon Produce Network. It holds three times as many mangos as the traditional mango boxes do.
Bernie's box: a newly designed mango box from Amazon Produce Network. It holds three times as many mangos as the traditional mango boxes do. ©: HD.com
Traditional mango box
Traditional mango box ©: HD.com
Greg Golden and Javier Leon with Amazon Produce Network
Greg Golden and Javier Leon with Amazon Produce Network ©: HD.com
The team of Coosemans New York
The team of Coosemans New York ©: HD.com
Leandra Abreu, Garland Perkins, TJ Wilson, Eric Ziegenfuss and Steve Gissler with Oppy.
Leandra Abreu, Garland Perkins, TJ Wilson, Eric Ziegenfuss and Steve Gissler with Oppy. ©: HD.com
George Shropshire and Chris Horrell with Love Beets. George proudly shows the finalist innovation award for the company's marinated on-the-go snacking beets.
George Shropshire and Chris Horrell with Love Beets. George proudly shows the finalist innovation award for the company's marinated on-the-go snacking beets. ©: HD.com
Scott Ross with West Pak Avocados
Scott Ross with West Pak Avocados ©: HD.com
Happy team of I Love Produce!
Happy team of I Love Produce! ©: HD.com
Carlos Sanchez and Frank Sanchez with Blue Book Services had a busy day showing the Blue Book System to show attendees.
Carlos Sanchez and Frank Sanchez with Blue Book Services had a busy day showing the Blue Book System to show attendees. ©: HD.com
Official opening of the New York Produce Trade Show on December 13, 2017.
Official opening of the New York Produce Trade Show on December 13, 2017. ©: HD.com
Lyle Bagley and Carlos Blanco with Sunripe Certified Brands.
Lyle Bagley and Carlos Blanco with Sunripe Certified Brands. ©: HD.com
Diana Ramirez with Farm Fresh Produce
Diana Ramirez with Farm Fresh Produce ©: HD.com
Lucy Sexton and Michael D'Amato are making show attendees happy with samples of Natalie's Orchid Island juice.
Lucy Sexton and Michael D'Amato are making show attendees happy with samples of Natalie's Orchid Island juice. ©: HD.com
Mike DeCramer and his daughter Maddie with Truly Good Foods
Mike DeCramer and his daughter Maddie with Truly Good Foods ©: HD.com
Erik Lee and Deidre Smyrnos with Viva Tierra Organic proudly show pouch bags with organic kiwi fruit from Italy and Pink Lady apples from Washington state.
Erik Lee and Deidre Smyrnos with Viva Tierra Organic proudly show pouch bags with organic kiwi fruit from Italy and Pink Lady apples from Washington state. ©: HD.com
Jill Hughey and Brenda Briggs with Rice Fruit Company. Brenda shows Kiku apples, grown in Pennsylvania.
Jill Hughey and Brenda Briggs with Rice Fruit Company. Brenda shows Kiku apples, grown in Pennsylvania. ©: HD.com
Karen Brux and Allison Myers with Fruit from Chile show Chilean blueberries. Promotable volumes should be available in the next two months.
Karen Brux and Allison Myers with Fruit from Chile show Chilean blueberries. Promotable volumes should be available in the next two months. ©: HD.com
Chad Amaral, Claudia Villalobos and Dave Martinez with D'Arrigo Bros. of California.
Chad Amaral, Claudia Villalobos and Dave Martinez with D'Arrigo Bros. of California. ©: HD.com
Also exhibiting is sister company D'Arrigo Bros. of New York. From left to right: Gabriela D'Arrigo, Brian D'Arrigo, Matthew D'Ariggo and Kevin D'Arrigo. Matthew proudly shows the Chandler Copps award he received at the NY Produce Show.
Also exhibiting is sister company D'Arrigo Bros. of New York. From left to right: Gabriela D'Arrigo, Brian D'Arrigo, Matthew D'Ariggo and Kevin D'Arrigo. Matthew proudly shows the Chandler Copps award he received at the NY Produce Show. ©: HD.com
Peter Creager and Lee Ruden with Robinson Fresh
Peter Creager and Lee Ruden with Robinson Fresh ©: HD.com
Joseph Jauregui and Donny Lucy with Del Rey Avocado Company.
Joseph Jauregui and Donny Lucy with Del Rey Avocado Company. ©: HD.com
Scott Pickup, Daniel Klausner and Matthew Bernat with Apio show a kale-vegetable blend, a time-saving green bean saute as well as a brand-new avocado ranch Salad Shake up.
Scott Pickup, Daniel Klausner and Matthew Bernat with Apio show a kale-vegetable blend, a time-saving green bean saute as well as a brand-new avocado ranch Salad Shake up. ©: HD.com
Jordan Kniaziew with Zing! Healthy Foods is walking the trade floor.
Jordan Kniaziew with Zing! Healthy Foods is walking the trade floor. ©: HD.com
Proudly showing its new water melon mixes are Tony Phillips, Hilary Long, Emily Brookman, Renee Goodwin and John Frey with Frey Farms.
Proudly showing its new water melon mixes are Tony Phillips, Hilary Long, Emily Brookman, Renee Goodwin and John Frey with Frey Farms. ©: HD.com
Two new varieties: watermelon & coconut water as well as watermelon & blueberry. The juice is sold under the Tsamma brand.
Two new varieties: watermelon & coconut water as well as watermelon & blueberry. The juice is sold under the Tsamma brand. ©: HD.com
Tom Muller with Schur Systems sells both the equipment and packaging of the products that Tom is showing in the picture.
Tom Muller with Schur Systems sells both the equipment and packaging of the products that Tom is showing in the picture. ©: HD.com
The team of London Fruit, from left to right: Michael Stewart, Cindy Swanberg Schwing, Mario Cardenas and Monica Izaguirre.
The team of London Fruit, from left to right: Michael Stewart, Cindy Swanberg Schwing, Mario Cardenas and Monica Izaguirre. ©: HD.com
Ernst van Eeghen with Church Brothers
Ernst van Eeghen with Church Brothers ©: HD.com
Rick Chong and Tad Brusseau with Sutherland, S.A. The company is just getting started on a new California navel orange program.
Rick Chong and Tad Brusseau with Sutherland, S.A. The company is just getting started on a new California navel orange program. ©: HD.com
Ready Pac's seasonal flavor: a smoked turkey salad.
Ready Pac's seasonal flavor: a smoked turkey salad. ©: HD.com
Todd Root, David O'Toole, Jeff Herdeg and Patrick Larkin with Ready Pac Foods.
Todd Root, David O'Toole, Jeff Herdeg and Patrick Larkin with Ready Pac Foods. ©: HD.com
Jennifer Burgess with Capespan North America
Jennifer Burgess with Capespan North America ©: HD.com
Dan Harrington, Tyler Weinbender and Jason Fonfara with Domex Superfresh Growers. Tyler proudly shows a box of Autumn Glory apples.
Dan Harrington, Tyler Weinbender and Jason Fonfara with Domex Superfresh Growers. Tyler proudly shows a box of Autumn Glory apples. ©: HD.com
Mitch Amicone and Nick Hanna with Amco Produce.
Mitch Amicone and Nick Hanna with Amco Produce. ©: HD.com
John Toner with United Fresh is prepared for the cold New York weather.
John Toner with United Fresh is prepared for the cold New York weather. ©: HD.com
Carlos Valerio, Dan Acevedo and Brian Gomez with GreenFruit avocados show Hass avocados from Mexico.
Carlos Valerio, Dan Acevedo and Brian Gomez with GreenFruit avocados show Hass avocados from Mexico. ©: HD.com
Sweet cherries from Chile, marketed by Oppy
Sweet cherries from Chile, marketed by Oppy ©: HD.com
Divemex Mexican grown bell peppers, also marketed by Oppy for the US market. About half of Divemex' production is now organic.
Divemex Mexican grown bell peppers, also marketed by Oppy for the US market. About half of Divemex' production is now organic. ©: HD.com
Jose Juan Rodriguez with Freska Produce. Jose shows mangos from Ecuador. Peruvian mangos will arrive in two weeks.
Jose Juan Rodriguez with Freska Produce. Jose shows mangos from Ecuador. Peruvian mangos will arrive in two weeks. ©: HD.com
Savannah Blake and Vanessa Hutchings with Enzed Exotics are bringing Kiwano fruit from New Zealand to the US. Kiwanos are about 3-4 weeks away from harvest.
Savannah Blake and Vanessa Hutchings with Enzed Exotics are bringing Kiwano fruit from New Zealand to the US. Kiwanos are about 3-4 weeks away from harvest. ©: HD.com
The team of Exp Group LLC: Omar Duarte, Nicholas Sanchez, Erik Chikhani Carrillo, Jose Manuel Villacis (vendor of Bonita Bananas), Anthony Serafino and Santino Montalbano.
The team of Exp Group LLC: Omar Duarte, Nicholas Sanchez, Erik Chikhani Carrillo, Jose Manuel Villacis (vendor of Bonita Bananas), Anthony Serafino and Santino Montalbano. ©: HD.com
Ivan Hernandez and Jose Roggiero with Freshway Produce
Ivan Hernandez and Jose Roggiero with Freshway Produce ©: HD.com
Stephanie Williams and Jeff Thomas with Scott Farms are walking the show.
Stephanie Williams and Jeff Thomas with Scott Farms are walking the show. ©: HD.com
Rob Spinelli and DJ Ryan with Anthony Vineyards are promoting dates at the show, but the company also offers grapes.
Rob Spinelli and DJ Ryan with Anthony Vineyards are promoting dates at the show, but the company also offers grapes. ©: HD.com
A happy team at Chelan Fresh. The company's organic apple program has been growing due to new acreage that has come into production as well as the merger with Columbia Valley Fruit earlier this year.
A happy team at Chelan Fresh. The company's organic apple program has been growing due to new acreage that has come into production as well as the merger with Columbia Valley Fruit earlier this year. ©: HD.com
Pink Lady apples promoted in Superbowl packaging.
Pink Lady apples promoted in Superbowl packaging. ©: HD.com
Tami Long and Hunter Gibbs with Nash Produce
Tami Long and Hunter Gibbs with Nash Produce ©: HD.com
Tom Botelho, Christa Schuck, Ashley Pipkin and Kelsey Crusha with Tanimura & Antle
Tom Botelho, Christa Schuck, Ashley Pipkin and Kelsey Crusha with Tanimura & Antle ©: HD.com
Cara Caras will be available in mesh bags as well as boxes.
Cara Caras will be available in mesh bags as well as boxes. ©: HD.com
This past Monday, Suntreat's first harvest of Cara Cara oranges started.
This past Monday, Suntreat's first harvest of Cara Cara oranges started. ©: HD.com
Brett Burdsal and Dan Kass with Suntreat
Brett Burdsal and Dan Kass with Suntreat ©: HD.com
John Caragliano with Limoneira stands in front of the world map that shows Limoneira's citrus growing locations. The company's lime program starts in January.
John Caragliano with Limoneira stands in front of the world map that shows Limoneira's citrus growing locations. The company's lime program starts in January. ©: HD.com
Smiles in the booth of the National Mango Board. From left to right: Cece Krumrine, Angela Serna and Valda Coryat.
Smiles in the booth of the National Mango Board. From left to right: Cece Krumrine, Angela Serna and Valda Coryat. ©: HD.com
Leslie Simmons with Dave's Specialty Imports shows strawberries grown in Central Florida.
Leslie Simmons with Dave's Specialty Imports shows strawberries grown in Central Florida. ©: HD.com
Strawberries grown in Central Florida
Strawberries grown in Central Florida ©: HD.com
Babe Farms won the finalist innovation award for its CaliCabbage. It's a complete salad kit that includes honey cone cabbage, dressing, seasoning and croutons.
Babe Farms won the finalist innovation award for its CaliCabbage. It's a complete salad kit that includes honey cone cabbage, dressing, seasoning and croutons. ©: HD.com
Rosie Munoz with Babe Farms proudly shows the company's finalist innovation award.
Rosie Munoz with Babe Farms proudly shows the company's finalist innovation award. ©: HD.com
Carlos Marquez and Patrick Matthias with Giumarra
Carlos Marquez and Patrick Matthias with Giumarra ©: HD.com
Volm Companies is distributor of Jasa equipment. The latest technology is the Jasa sleever that wraps a sleeve around the package.
Volm Companies is distributor of Jasa equipment. The latest technology is the Jasa sleever that wraps a sleeve around the package. ©: HD.com
Andrew Philpott, Nicholas Saphos, Wim van der Meulen (Jasa) and Michael Lewis with Volm Companies.
Andrew Philpott, Nicholas Saphos, Wim van der Meulen (Jasa) and Michael Lewis with Volm Companies. ©: HD.com
Jim Darroch, Duncan McSweeney and Peppe Bonfiglio with Sunset proudly show cocktail tomatoes, snacking tomatoes and a pasta kit. Special tomato packaging and displays have been designed for the upcoming Super Bowl.
Jim Darroch, Duncan McSweeney and Peppe Bonfiglio with Sunset proudly show cocktail tomatoes, snacking tomatoes and a pasta kit. Special tomato packaging and displays have been designed for the upcoming Super Bowl. ©: HD.com
Backyard Farms cocktail tomatoes on display in the Sunset booth. Backyard Farms was acquired by Sunset earlier this year.
Backyard Farms cocktail tomatoes on display in the Sunset booth. Backyard Farms was acquired by Sunset earlier this year. ©: HD.com
Henry Kreinces and GT Parris with Seald Sweet/Greenyard. GT just started with Seald Sweet a few weeks ago.
Henry Kreinces and GT Parris with Seald Sweet/Greenyard. GT just started with Seald Sweet a few weeks ago. ©: HD.com
Mike Accetturo with Rainier Fruit
Mike Accetturo with Rainier Fruit ©: HD.com
Hallie Grossman with Hunts Point Produce Market
Hallie Grossman with Hunts Point Produce Market ©: HD.com
Bob Catinella with Pear Bureau Northwest cuts up pears for show attendees.
Bob Catinella with Pear Bureau Northwest cuts up pears for show attendees. ©: HD.com
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month is Vision Import Group. From left to right: Allan Napolitano, Yen-Han Wuu, George Uribe, Angela Aronica, Ronnie Cohen and Raul Millan.
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month is Vision Import Group. From left to right: Allan Napolitano, Yen-Han Wuu, George Uribe, Angela Aronica, Ronnie Cohen and Raul Millan. ©: HD.com
Patty Rodriguez and Katiana Valdes with Crystal Valley Foods. Katiana shows blueberries and blackberries that are available now.
Patty Rodriguez and Katiana Valdes with Crystal Valley Foods. Katiana shows blueberries and blackberries that are available now. ©: HD.com
Rubens Zylberkan and Michael Napolitano with HLB Specialties.
Rubens Zylberkan and Michael Napolitano with HLB Specialties. ©: HD.com
Murray Hilborne and Jack Lidiard with Marco
Murray Hilborne and Jack Lidiard with Marco ©: HD.com
Tim Welsh, Danelle Huber and George Harter with CMI Orchards.
Tim Welsh, Danelle Huber and George Harter with CMI Orchards. ©: HD.com
The team of Albert's Organics
The team of Albert's Organics ©: HD.com
Courtney Boyer and Patty Emmert with Duncan Family Farms
Courtney Boyer and Patty Emmert with Duncan Family Farms ©: HD.com
Urbano Magana, Harpreet Purewal and Bill Purewal with PureFresh.
Urbano Magana, Harpreet Purewal and Bill Purewal with PureFresh. ©: HD.com
Persimmons, also called kaki or Sharon Fruit, imported from Israel and available between November and February.
Persimmons, also called kaki or Sharon Fruit, imported from Israel and available between November and February. ©: HD.com
Gary Tozzo and his daughter Kaitlynn in the booth of MOR USA.
Gary Tozzo and his daughter Kaitlynn in the booth of MOR USA. ©: HD.com
Scott McDulin with Schmieding Produce and Cole Hubka with the agribusiness division of Insurance Office of America.
Scott McDulin with Schmieding Produce and Cole Hubka with the agribusiness division of Insurance Office of America. ©: HD.com
Mario Masellis, Jose Guzman, Alejandra Cruz and Kurt Cappelluti with Catania Worldwide.
Mario Masellis, Jose Guzman, Alejandra Cruz and Kurt Cappelluti with Catania Worldwide. ©: HD.com

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