Cold Chain/Logistics

Group developing metrics program for produce

A group of produce buyers, shippers and industry trade associations are developing a verifiable sustainability index for the produce industry. The Ste... continue reading »

Stemilt Growers expands unique AppleSweets line

Stemilt Growers Inc. made waves two years ago when it announced a new line of flavor-infused apple slices called AppleSweets. The Wenatchee, Wash.-bas... continue reading »

Food safety, convenience drive innovation in fresh-cut packaging

Packaging in fresh-cut produce can be as important as the product inside. The package not only acts as a preserving agent, often serving as a barrier ... continue reading »

Wal-Mart continues sustainable programs with updates, changes

Wal-Mart caused a stir throughout its supply chain when it announced the creation of a sustainability scorecard that would help the retailer meet its ... continue reading »

Apple slices newest addition to Henderson’s Best Apples

When Allan Henderson began his entry into the world of fresh-cut apples slices in 2006, he found it a secretive place in which information was closely... continue reading »

The Best Risk Communication

Every food manufacturing company should have a risk communication plan that can be accessed quickly in the event a product sickens or kills customers.... continue reading »

Mann Packing introduces leafy green products to retail customers

Mann Packing Co.’s is almost synonymous with broccoli. That’s no surprise, as the Salinas, Calif.-based grower, shipper and processor is the... continue reading »

Suppliers, retailers will have to work together

By all indications, Country Of Origin Labeling (COOL) rules covering produce will go into effect Sept. 30 – but there’s no need to panic.continue reading »