Cold Chain/Logistics

Traceability Trends: DNA barcodes and a risk-based model

Tracking and traceability issues have always been important considerations in the produce industry, but because of food safety and inventory control c... continue reading »

Oregon State to administer new food safety center

Oregon State University will administer a new $1.2 million center that aims to help small and midsized farms and food processors in 13 western states ... continue reading »

Produce safety workshop set for UC Davis

The UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center announced their popular Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop has a few spots left. The wor... continue reading »

PMA Fresh Summit sessions tackle trade, TPP

Because global trade is an important area of focus for the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) members, nearly a dozen global trade experts from the f... continue reading »

Greenhouses inside shipping containers supply stores and restaurants

There’s a pair of shipping containers sitting in a Minneapolis parking lot, but the contents inside aren’t getting ready to travel the country; in... continue reading »

United Fresh releases transportation agreement template

The United Fresh Produce Association announced the release of the Broker/Shipper Transportation Agreement template. Crafted by members of the United F... continue reading »

Changes in consumer demand, buying patterns present challenges

Growers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers know that when it comes to demand for fresh produce, consumer behavior has been changing. They wa... continue reading »

IFT15 all about food innovation

Advances in produce processing and all other types of food manufacturing will be front and center at this year’s annual convention of the Institute ... continue reading »

Collaboration rules at United Fresh

The opening day of United Fresh 2015 was all about forging collaborative alliances. You could sense this collaboration all around you. And by “sense... continue reading »

Global Cold Chain Alliance publishes 2015-2016 Global Cold Chain Directory

The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) has published the “2015-2016 Global Cold Chain Directory.” The annual printed publication is complemented by... continue reading »