Contribution to Distribution Software Article

You’re About to Enter the High-Tech World of Perishable Produce WaudWare president, F. Charles Waud was asked to contribute to a Produce Business Magazine article related to distribution software. The article, written by Bob Johnson dives into the challenges faced by the fresh produce industry around the world and fruit and vegetable consumers wanting to…Read More

Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program (ON-RP3)

The Agricultural Adaptation Council recently released news on the launch of Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program (ON-RP3), as follows: Ontario Genomics (OG), Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) and Genome Canada (GC) are pleased to announce the launch of the Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program (ON-RP3), a new regional program that will support proof-of-concept stage projects within Ontario’s…Read More

Safe Food for Canadians: Regulations Starting January 15, 2019

Fact Sheet: Traceability Traceability is the ability to track the movement of a food or a food commodity, one step back and one step forward. Under the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), new traceability requirements will apply to most food businesses that: import food export food distribute or send food products across provincial or…Read More

How to Avoid a Windows 10 Update Nightmare in October

Kevin Murnane of Forbes wrote an insightful (and scary) article, “Installing Windows 10’s October Update Could Results In A Nightmare, Here’s How To Avoid It. Microsoft issues Windows 10 updates frequently, much to the chagrin of those who don’t enjoy being interrupted with a request to reboot and install another one. There’s a big Windows…Read More

Blockchain Technology – Free Webinar September 25

Free PMA Webinar on Blockchain Technology Blockchain continues to be a hot topic, and it has developed beyond pilot programs to practical applications. Learn how blockchain is being used today by retailers, grower-shippers and technology solution providers in a free webinar September 25. Could blockchain really be all that for our industry? PMA’s Ed Treacy…Read More

More About Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

The Government of Canada published the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations on June 13. The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) has announced that they will be reviewing the regulations to see how they differ from the January 2018 “draft” release as well as assessing the new regulations against the comments CPMA had submitted, and will…Read More

Ontario Produce Marketing Association (OPMA) Introduces New Board of Directors

OPMA Expands Board of Directors. “This year’s AGM was a huge success and saw a record number of people in attendance. We would like to thank all of our members who took time out of their busy schedules to attend. There were also a record number of people who put forth their names to fill…Read More

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Announcement

Making food safer and creating more trade opportunities for businesses June 13, 2018. Canadians want to know that the food they eat is safe. The speed, volume and complexity of food production have produced significant new risks and challenges, which require continual improvement to our food safety system. Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister…Read More

Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) Upcoming Webinars

Are You Part of the Perishable Produce Industry? Owning a fresh produce wholesale, distribution, packing, growing/farming, brokerage, or shipping business means staying on top of changes in the industry. Here are two upcoming Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) webinars that may help you improve your business. Dispute Resolution Corporation Friday, June 22nd – 1:00 p.m.…Read More

2018 Southwest Fox Conference

The fifteenth annual Southwest Fox Conference presents the latest in Microsoft Visual FoxPro development techniques and interoperability with other technologies. This highly acclaimed and popular conference is the perfect venue for VFP developers interested in learning more about VFP, further refining their software development skills, and learning what options are available for moving forward. Southwest…Read More