Cold Chain/Logistics

Showcase: PMA Exhibitors

AirOcare

AirOcare provides air purification systems for the produce industry. AirOcare's purification systems reduce product loss... continue reading »

Category Offers Promise for Processors, Retailers

With processors and retailers putting new offerings on store shelves, the fresh-cut fruit category is expected to reach $1 billion in the near future.... continue reading »

A.M.S. Exotic adds value to specialty produce

After only two years in the retail market, A.M.S. Exotic has seen its fresh-cut Earth Exotics vegetables grow to about 60 percent of its business.
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Zappala Family Builds on Growing Taste for Mild, Sweet Onions

When the Zappalas entered the onion business in 1927, history was on their side. Onions, after all, have been a key part of good eating, worldwide, fo... continue reading »

Package design and cold chain management go hand in hand

Fresh-cut produce is the fastest growing segment of the produce industry, and customers are looking for convenience, freshness, quality and safety whe... continue reading »

Company Finds Michigan Location Just Right For Fresh-Cut

The team at Peterson Farms Fresh recognizes opportunity when it comes knocking. The Shelby, Mich., company was one of the first companies to supply fr... continue reading »

FDA Commissioner to Speak at Produce Safety Summit

FDA Chief Andrew von Eschenbach will keynote the opening session at the new Produce Safety Summit in Palm Springs, Calif. The summit will take place A... continue reading »

FDA Releases Fresh-Cut Safety Guidance

FDA released a draft of the final Guide to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards of Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables March 12. Although outbreaks asso... continue reading »

IFPA, United Members Approve Merger

Members of the United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association (United) and the International Fresh-cut Produce Association (IFPA) have voted in support of... continue reading »

Industry Groups Release Lettuce Safety Guidance Document

The International Fresh-cut Produce Association (IFPA), Produce Marketing Association (PMA), United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association (United) and W... continue reading »