Western Growers’ members are invited to explore new technologies and innovations during the third annual Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Tech Knowledge Symposium on May 17-19 in Santa Clara, Calif.

At the event, entrepreneurs and solution providers can connect with potential investors during the “What’s the Pitch?” session, made possible by the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology. New business opportunities will unfold in front of attendees as start-ups present their ideas to venture capitalists and industry experts.

Stephanie Metzinger

Since its official launch in December 2015, Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) has quickly become the “go to” place for where innovation meets agriculture. Recently, the WGCIT launched WG 2.0: The WGCIT AgTech Blog to provide insight into everything from how tech gurus develop innovative products to the steps entrepreneurs take to get their companies started.

Stephanie Metzinger

Western Growers’ members are invited to learn more about specright’s sophisticated system that will simplify packing specification needs. specright, one of 12 startups housed in the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT), is a packaging-specification management company that offers a cloud-based platform where customers can input and manage data to ensure that their specifications for packaging are met. The platform helps produce marketers centralize packaging information in a way that is accessible to suppliers and clients.

Stephanie Metzinger

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