Cold Chain/Logistics

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 »

Focus of Salmonella Investigation Moves Away from Tomatoes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has backed away from earlier statements that pointed to tomatoes as the cause of a nationwide Sal... continue reading »

Las Vegas distributor and processor grows into modern, upscale plant

Step inside the new lobby of Las Vegas-based Get Fresh Sales Inc., and you might think you’ve stepped into a trendy club. A polished concrete flo... continue reading »