More than 300 attendees representing 20 Mexican states and four other countries were on hand at the third Annual Asociacion Mexicana de Horticultura Protegida, AMHPAC, Technical & Business Oriented Congress, held recently in Guadalajara, Mexico, according to a news release.

Mexico grower meeting addresses market trends

Courtesy AMHPAC

Shown at the recent AMHPAC Technical & Business Oriented Congress in Mexico are, left to right, Mark Munger, marketing and communications director for Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce, San Diego, Calif.; Nancy Tucker, vice president of global business development for the Produce Marketing Association, Newark, Dele.; Sergio Chamberlain, president of Chamberlain Distributing Inc., Nogales, Ariz.; and, Eric Viramontes, AMHPAC general manager.

“We are all excited about the growing success of our annual congress,” Eric Viramontes, AMHPAC general manager, said in the release. “This is a wonderful opportunity for participants not only to learn about new market trends and farming techniques from internationally recognized speakers but to network with other colleagues and decision makers from various parts of the world.”

Among the U.S. fresh produce industry leaders attending the Aug. 25-27 congress were Nancy Tucker, vice president of global business development for the Produce Marketing Association, Newark, Del.; Mark Munger, marketing and communications director for San Diego, Calif.-based Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce; and, Sergio Chamberlain, president of Chamberlain Distributing Inc., Nogales, Ariz.

The trio participated in a panel discussion on what the North American market demands at every segment of the fresh produce supply chain.