NEWARK, Del.(FNS) -- Following the Fresh Summit '98 Convention & Exposition in New Orleans sponsored by the Produce Marketing Association, here, exhibitors donated surplus produce to Second Harvest food banks in the southeast region.
Last year, exhibiting companies donated 278,340 pounds of produce to Anaheim, Calif.-area efforts to feed the hungry. This year, an estimated 280,000 pounds will be donated.
"This will be the largest single-day donation and distribution of pro