Delicious Produce-Inspired Food & Drink Prepared and Shared at Crosset Company 2019 Produce & Floral Conference

New to the annual Crosset Produce & Floral Conference in 2019 were cooking demonstrations throughout the day, spotlighting delicious produce-based snacks, side dishes, and entrees and a conference-closing happy hour featuring produce-inspired cocktails and beer. Chef Shelly Thompson, presented by Club Chef, kicked off the morning with Latin Veggie Breakfast Corn Cakes. These creamy corn…

Next Generation Talent Panel Announced for 2019 Produce & Floral Conference

Crosset Company announced today that Bonnie Curtis, Chief Human Resources Officer for the Castellini Group of Companies, will lead a panel of Millennial and Gen Z young professionals in what promises to be a high-energy discussion of what this “next generation” is looking for as they enter the workforce and progress in their careers. The…

“Jungle” Jim Bonaminio to Keynote 2019 Produce & Floral Conference

Crosset Company announced today that “Jungle” Jim Bonaminio, the founder, fearless leader, and driving creative force behind Jungle Jim’s International Markets, will kick off the Crosset 2019 Produce & Floral Conference on August 28. He’ll share how his passion and commitment to making grocery shopping fun helped him grow a tiny roadside produce stand into…

Crosset Company Organic Advantage Front and Center at 2019 Organic Produce Summit

From leadership participation in an educational session to sponsoring the morning breakfast to exhibiting on the trade show floor, Crosset Company had a strong presence at the record-setting fourth annual Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, CA July 10-11, 2019. Greg Kurkjian, Crosset Company Vice President/General Manager, participated on a panel titled What Lies Ahead for…

Retailer Panel Announced for 2019 Produce & Floral Conference

Crosset Company is pleased to announce that fresh produce leaders from four leading, distinctly different grocery retailers across the US and Canada will serve as panelists at the Crosset 2019 Produce & Floral Conference on August 28 in Cincinnati, OH. The panel will feature Greg Corrigan, Senior Director of Produce and Floral for Raley’s, Caitlin…

Inspiring Buying Habits: Lessons From Specialty Health Food Stores

The concept of specialty health food stores has been around for a long time. One might argue that the initial idea was introduced in the 1920’s. Fast forward to today, with the explosive growth of next generation specialty store concepts, and it’s not hard to see that these customized retail outlets are delivering unique value…

Healthy Foods Proven to Impact Your Health & Wellness

February is Heart Health Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States; every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news is that heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy food choices and proactively manage their health conditions. In fact,…