Packaging

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 »

Fresh Focus: What’s for Dinner?

When I was growing up, my parents took us to a restaurant once in a while on Friday night for the fish fry or Sunday afternoon to the S&W cafeteria, a... continue reading »

River Ranch Fresh Foods Works With Retailers on Store Brands

River Ranch Fresh Foods is the largest producer of private label fresh-cut salads in North America. It works closely with about 15 retailers and sever... continue reading »

Company Serves Up Fresh-Cut Convenience

Phil and Frank Gilardi have the produce industry in their blood: Their grandfather ran a wholesale produce business in the early 1900s. The brothers h... continue reading »

NewStar Fresh Foods Assures Quality With Employee Involvement

At NewStar Fresh Foods, employees aren’t only trained on food safety, they’re encouraged to experience it.

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Value Is In the Eye of the Beholder

What is the perceived value of your value-added?

Value can be an overused word at times. All of us are consumers. We know a value... continue reading »

Harvest FreshCuts Pioneers Fresh-cut ‘Down Under’

“Find a point of difference that delivers a consumer benefit; build a robust supply chain; define convenience as ease of decision making at the p... continue reading »

A First Time for Everything

I enjoy “firsts.”

My first car was a 1987 Plymouth Sundance. I sold it to buy my first new truck.

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Showcase: Produce Suppliers

Empire Fresh-Cuts

Empire Fresh-Cuts is the newest onion processing operation in New York. The company, located in Oswego, N.Y., o... continue reading »

Readers Respond

As we continue to try to improve Fresh Cut, I’m always looking for reader comments – and many of you have responded to my requests with e-ma... continue reading »