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Frozen produce holds same nutritional value as fresh

The researchers behind a study comparing the nutrients value in fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables have published their results in a paper feature... continue reading »


New Eagle Packaging machinery creates XL trays

Eagle Packaging Machinery has recently introduced the Vassoyo Air XL for forming extra-large produce trays with or without a lid. The tray former can ... continue reading »


Jim Hunt, former PMA president, dies

Grant J. Hunt Company, an Oakland, California-based produce distribution firm, has announced that Grant J. “Jim” Hunt, Jr. has died at the age of ... continue reading »


Mooij Agro develops vertical airbag for box storage

Mooij Agro has developed the patented Mooij Climbing Airbag. The stand-alone, inflatable, vertical climbing airbag is designed for sealing ducts in bo... continue reading »


United Fresh releases recall resource guide

The United Fresh Produce Association has published the Recall Resource Guide to help the produce industry prepare for potential recall events as part ... continue reading »


Fruit Logistica publishes industry outlook report

The new Fruit Logistica trend report "Fresh Produce Trade 2025" outlines perspectives for the produce industry. To prepare for the trend report, inter... continue reading »


Sensor monitors fruit cargo

Fruits can quickly perish on their journey from the farm to the store, and current methods for measuring the temperature inside cargo containers are n... continue reading »


Natalie’s wins Food & Beverage Industry Award

Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company's  new Blood Orange Juice has won a Food and Beverage Industry Award (FABI) at the annual competition hosted ... continue reading »


New food safety planning publication available

Produce wholesalers and distributors now have a new tool to develop food safety plans that comply with FDA regulations under the Food Safety Moderniza... continue reading »


PMA board adds Wal-Mart’s Shawn Baldwin

Shawn Baldwin, Wal-Mart Stores’ general merchandise manager and senior vice president of produce and global food sourcing, has been named to Produce... continue reading »