Sustainability

Slowed growth forecast for US vegetable production through 2033

U.S. production of vegetables and pulse crops is projected to grow just 4% from 2022 to 2033, according to the USDA’s recently released long-term ou... continue reading »

Pacific Coast Producers focuses on sustainability from farm to can

When it comes to fruit and vegetable production, California is America’s superpower. The state’s ideal climate for vegetable production helps make... continue reading »

Ag tech company extending microbial products to vegetable crops

Ag tech company BioConsortia has extended its line of microbial products beyond cereal crops to potatoes and other vegetables. Field trial results ... continue reading »

IFPA names first-ever vice president of sustainability

The International Fresh Produce Association has promoted its director of sustainability to the organization’s first-ever vice president of sustainab... continue reading »

New alliance to address pending food packaging regulations

Industry organizations from around the world have formed a new alliance aimed at achieving sustainability in food packaging without compromising on fo... continue reading »

Registration open for 100th USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum

Registration is open for the 100th USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, a hybrid event set for Feb. 15-16 in Arlington, Virginia. The 2024 forum, theme... continue reading »

Sensing the future: High-tech platform harnesses IoT power for produce

Wiliot’s award-winning labeling technology stemmed from discouragement. The international IoT data carrier platform company recently won recognit... continue reading »

Packaging company SIG opens $11M development center

Switzerland-based food and beverage packaging solutions provider SIG has opened a €10 million ($11 million) packaging development center in Linnich,... continue reading »

IFPA executives discuss food affordability with Canadian prime minister

International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns and Vonnie Estes, IFPA vice president of innovation, attended a Nov. 15 roundtable meeting wit... continue reading »

Inteligistics receives patent for temperature-predicting system

Supply chain software company Inteligistics has been granted a patent for a process to help predict temperatures and quality of perishable products. ... continue reading »