Equipment

New Jersey Farm Delves into Microwavable Asparagus

As U.S. asparagus consumption rises, producers are looking for ways to take the mystery out of cooking the vegetable.

A new micro... continue reading »

Industry slowly recovering after E. coli outbreak

As the investigation into the nationwide outbreak of E. coli in spinach focuses on a small area in California, processors and industry groups nationwi... continue reading »

Showcase: Product Shelf Life Extension

New Retail Containers for Fresh-cut Fruit and Vegetables – Technology Delivers 10- to 14-Day Shelf Life
A new line of retail packaging ... continue reading »

Showcase: PMA Exhibitors

AirOcare

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

Food Safety/Sanitation: Personal Hygiene

We clean and sanitize our plant, we have a HACCP plan, SSOPs, etc, so why the big deal on hand washing? Why implement a professional hand washing and ... continue reading »

Fresh-cut Packaging Takes on New Characteristics

In an era of redesigns, makeovers and change, fresh-cut packaging is not immune. The days of plastic bags and simple plastic deli containers are no mo... continue reading »

Experts Weigh In On Hot Topics In Fresh-Cut Industry

The fresh-cut produce industry is dynamic with innovations and new developments almost daily. To bring readers a complete view of the past, present an... continue reading »

Waterproof Paperweights

What are waterproof paperweights, and what do they have in common with fresh-cut product development?

Allow me to explain. I was ... continue reading »

Washington’s Stemilt Growers adds flavor to fresh-cut apple slices

Stemilt Growers introduced a new take on fresh-cut fruit at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit in October.

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Club Chef Expands into New Facility: New 210,000-square-foot Processing Facility Opens Its Doors

Club Chef LLC recently announced the opening of its new world-class, 210,000-square-foot fresh-cut processing facility in Covington, Ky., just across ... continue reading »