packaging

JLS introduces new robotic packaging platform

JLS Automation will introduce its next generation robotic packaging platform at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017. The new robotic packaging system that integr... continue reading »

Research outlines the Power of Produce at retail

Produce, a category that outpaces total store sales at $63 billion, increased in dollars 3.3 percent and grew in volume 2.6 percent over the 52 weeks ... 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 »

CPMA names convention, trade show award recipients

As part of the 92nd Annual Convention and Trade Show in Toronto last week, the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recognized industry leade... continue reading »

McEntire Produce introduces Southern Sautés

McEntire Produce expands its value-added ChefBuddys product line with the introduction of Southern Sautés. These chopped vegetables with sauce featur... continue reading »

FANUC robotics takes processing to digital world

By 2018, it is estimated that 1.3 million industrial robots will be working in factories globally, at the same time getting smarter with advanced capa... 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 »

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 »

Sonoco to acquire Peninsula Packaging Company

Sonoco has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Peninsula Packaging Company for approximately $230 million in cash. Peninsula, which is owned by a... continue reading »

Veggie Noodle recalls Butternut Spirals due to risk

Veggie Noodle Co. of Austin, Texas, is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Butternut Spirals due to possible contamination with Listeria monoc... continue reading »