Facility Operations

Maine blueberry processor reaches settlement with EPA

The owner of a blueberry processing facility in Hancock, Maine, has come into compliance with federal requirements designed to protect the public and ... continue reading »

Industry groups endorse Perdue for USDA

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for USDA secretary of agriculture, Bloomberg reports. The... continue reading »

HACCP workshop scheduled for Florida packers

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will host a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) workshop in Imm... continue reading »

Best practices in foodservice supply chain to be developed

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) will be joining Kinetic12, a food industry management consulting firm, to establish and... continue reading »

Reusable Packaging Association elects new leadership

The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) begins 2017 with a new team to lead the association. Norm Kukuk, executive vice president of marketing for OR... continue reading »

Del Monte to build first facility in France

Del Monte will invest a total of €7 million in its first facility in France. The new facility will process 22 tons of raw materials a day, according... continue reading »

SpartanNash acquires Caito Foods Service

SpartanNash has completed the previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Caito Foods Service and Blue Ribbon Transport (BRT). Under the ... continue reading »

TOP opens new food innovation center

TOP has recently opened a new innovation center in Wageningen, Netherlands, by the name of TOP Food Lab. With this new center TOP expects to be able t... continue reading »

Attract and Retain

In a competitive labor market, Taylor Farms Tennessee has established programs aimed at improving the quality of work life for employees. A new lunch ... continue reading »

Monsanto shareowners approve merger with Bayer

Monsanto announced that at a special meeting of shareowners held today, shareowners of the company approved the merger of Monsanto with a wholly owned... continue reading »