In the episode The Produce Industry Podcast host Patrick Kelly has Brent Erenwert of Brothers Produce of Houston Co-Host Part 3 of FRUITFUL or FEARFUL? $1.2 Billion Awarded in Produce Box deal for Farmers to Families. Brent and Patrick discuss the current events that have happened since Part 2 on May 12, 2020 where we went over some of companies awarded who will start producing by May 15, 2020. Since then many of the industry has reached out to local, state and federal governments demanding answers, USDA has revoked 1 companies contract- who is now trying to settle the case, a San Antonio catering company hasn’t delivered one box due to many delays in the supply chain, and come Monday the USDA is talking about a new contract that could come out for the companies who were not awarded to re-bid. Let’s not forget we discuss opportunities and how to keep a sharp eye during COVID-19. Tune in and get ready for Part 4 as the Saga continues.
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