Summer Citrus from South Africa Sponsors Global Reception for PMA Fresh Summit
- by Anne Allen
CITRUSDAL, SOUTH AFRICA - We’re only a few days out from PMA’s Fresh Summit, a virtual event that is sure to take the whole industry by storm. Summer Citrus from South Africa is excited to take part in this event, sponsoring the Global Community Reception. This is scheduled to take place October 13 from 5:45–7:15 p.m EST.
“It’s been a record year for production and consumption of citrus due to the pandemic. Our united group of growers have worked together to overcome the challenges this year has brought us all and we are proud to be closing the season strong and surrounded by a supportive industry,” said Suhanra Conradie, CEO, Summer Citrus from South Africa. “We are happy to support the global network of suppliers that provide fresh fruits and vegetables to consumers and are extremely happy to show our support through this sponsorship of the reception. We’re excited to have the opportunity to connect with the industry online during this time and participate in fostering meaningful and fruitful relationships.”
The Global Community Reception will include a combination of group presentations, a press release explained.
There will also be “Let’s Get Acquainted” breakouts to encourage networking amongst participants from around the globe.
“With Fresh Summit on a virtual platform this year, we intend to deliver an extraordinary experience offering connections, content, and community,” said Lauren M. Scott, Chief Marketing Officer of PMA. “Thanks to our Global Reception co-sponsors Summer Citrus from South Africa and Sunview Marketing, Fresh Summit guests will have a great opportunity to connect with leaders from across the global produce and floral communities, and we appreciate their support.”
Summer Citrus from South Africa also noted that it is wrapping up its 2020 season—and 21st year serving the U.S. market—with peak volume of its later mandarin varieties. It will close the season with the arrival of Midknights.
Who’s ready to virtually boogie? Be sure to hop online and join in on the fun.