Richard Dachman, left, Sysco Corporation, and Greg Corrigan, Raley’s Family of Fine Stores, discuss produce industry issues during the Western Growers annual meeting in San Diego, Calif.
John D'Arrigo of D’Arrigo Bros Co of California, Salinas, Calif., asks a question during the retail-food service workshop.
The produce industry hopes strawberries and other fruits and vegetables will gain more space on the consumer’s plate.
Attendees at the Western Growers meeting include from left: Austin Savage, Skyview Cooling Company, and Sonny Rodriguez, The Growers Company, Inc., both of Yuma, Ariz., and Leonard Batti, Mixtec Group, Monterey, Calif.
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