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IFPA Chairman Sees Industry Consolidation Continuing

With only seven years under his belt, Mark Miller is fairly new to the fresh-cut industry. However, in an industry that’s only about 20 years old... continue reading »

On the ‘Merge’

The hot topic at IFPA Fresh-Cut Expo and the United Produce Show this past month was the merger of the two associations. The merger, approved by 98 pe... continue reading »

Safe and Healthy

I never realized how many products I eat have spinach in them until it was pulled out of the market in September. If you were to ask me, I would proba... continue reading »

Spinach, Leafy Green Still Suffer From Recall

According to a research report released Feb. 5 by Rutgers University Food Policy Institute, the produce industry still has work to do to prevent scena... continue reading »

Fresh Focus: Third-Party Audits Can Improve Safety

There has never been a better time to focus on a third-party food-safety audit – and there are several reasons. First, the recent spinach outbrea... continue reading »

Company Helps Develop State’s Onion Industry

KIDCO Farms may be the new kid on the block when it comes to fresh-cut onions, but the company already is expanding its operations and making a mark o... continue reading »

Food Safety Case Study: Dole Fresh Vegetables

“Do I have to wash my salads?”

That’s the one question consumers ask Dole more than any other when it comes to foo... continue reading »

Convenience Foods

The fresh-cut industry is an exciting one. This month, Fresh Cut is bringing you our first State of the Fresh-cut Industry story. It’s a Q&A with... continue reading »

What Does the Future Hold for Third Party Audits?

Throughout all the discussions about food safety in the last six months, one group has escaped being noticed. I am surprised we haven’t heard mor... continue reading »

Seed companies look to the future to stay ahead of fresh-cut processors

The fresh-cut produce industry has experienced years of outstanding growth, and processors are looking to seed companies to develop new varieties that... continue reading »