Cold Chain/Logistics

Technology, not produce, is the core business of New Zealand company

Auckland, New Zealand-based Fresh Appeal has found its core business is the technology – not the produce – that goes into making fresh-cut p... continue reading »

Quality Food = Happy Customers

My wife and I went out to a chain steak restaurant to celebrate our second wedding anniversary. Not a fine dining establishment with a linen tableclot... continue reading »

Fresh-cut processor expands with 160,000-square-foot facility

There’s one moment that has come to define McEntire Produce.

“We had a customer ask us to start shredding lettuce ... continue reading »

Military research points to the future of fresh-cut

The United States military has soldiers across the country, and each branch is tasked with feeding them healthy meals. Because fruits and vegetables a... continue reading »

Data tracking is key to optimizing freshness

Temperature swings during processing, shipping or display reduce the shelf life of fresh-cut produce and can make the products less desirable to the e... continue reading »

Showcase: Fresh-cut Expo Exhibitors

Heinzen Introduces New Insect Removal Wash Zone System

Heinzen Manufacturing International (HMI) will be displaying its new Inse... continue reading »

Showcase: Packaging Equipment and Supplies

Axon Corporation, manufacturer of heat shrinkable sleeve label, tamper evident band and stretch sleeve applicators, has introduced heat... continue reading »

ARS Looks at All Aspects of Fresh-Cut Produce

Conveniently packaged fresh-cut fruits and vegetables are showing up in more and more consumer markets. Ready-to-eat sliced apples, for exa... continue reading »

Innovations: Raw Materials

Industry professionals who have accomplished the successful transformation from the produce growing and packing business to the value-added fresh-cut ... continue reading »

Variety Choice Imperative for Fresh-Cut Quality

Fresh-cut quality starts in the fields. And that means choosing the right variety.

“Choosing the cultivar that performs opt... continue reading »