cold chain logistics

Bio-based plastics show great potential

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, approximately one-third of food produced in the world for human consumption ... continue reading »

FreightFlow hires Dan Vache to support industry logistics needs

FreightFlow, a 3PL logistics software company, has hired former vice president of supply chain management for United Fresh Produce Association Dan Vac... continue reading »

Convenience is key for 2017 Innovation Award winners

Five Produce Innovation Award Winners were recognized at United Fresh 2017. This year’s honorees were selected by show attendees from a total of 46 ... continue reading »

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 »

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 »

CIFT seminar to focus on handling, processing food

Educating food businesses on the countless number of food-borne illnesses and product recalls that could be avoided through proper handling, processin... continue reading »

Researchers develop ways to measure quality of fruits, vegetables

How do we know when a mango is perfectly ripe and ready to eat? How do we know when avocadoes are suitable for transport? Will this tomato variety thr... continue reading »

Houston to host Global Food Safety Conference

Leadership for Growth is the theme of Global Food Safety Initiative's 16th Global Food Safety Conference, Feb. 27 to March 2. Seven CEOs from the foo... continue reading »

Produce Processing 7: Q+A with Allison Bodor

Alison Bodor is president and CEO of the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI). Bodor most recently served as executive vice president of the National... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety awards new research projects

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has presented 10 new research awards valued at over $2 million.  The awards are for research projects directed a... continue reading »