2017 Annual Fresh Fruit Workshop

Friday, December 01, 2017
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Join colleagues, port representatives, and government officials to participate in an interactive experience reviewing the trade, technical, legal, regulatory and business issues affecting the import of Chilean fresh fruit into the Delaware Valley Region.


Tom Mastromarco
Holt Logistics

Panelists (To Date):

Stephen Brady

Chief Agricultural Specialist - Port of Philadelphia, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

John Ercolani
Senior Vice President, J&K Fresh East

Ed Fitzgerald

Senior Director of Trade Services, GEODIS USA, Inc.

Felipe Gajardo
Agricultural Trade Specialist, Agricultural Office - Embassy of Chile

Erin Grether-Lootens
Manager, Food Safety Policy & Programs, United Fresh Produce Association

Lisa Himber
Vice President, Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay

Marc Krasner
Acting Asst. Officer in Charge, Philadelphia USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service Office

Kurt Reichert
Fumigation Director, Western Fumigation

William Spence
Officer in Charge, USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Agency – Plant Protection & Quarantine

Russell Vandermark
FDA Investigator, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

For speaking and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Christina Lista at 215-790-3627 or clista@chamberphl.com.

To learn more about the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market, click here.

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8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Tour of the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Program & Panel Discussion


Non-Member Individual Ticket - $25.00

Member Individual Ticket - $0.00

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Contact Christina Lista at clista@chamberphl.com



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