Equipment

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 »

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 »

Duda Farm Fresh moves into new fresh-cut facility

Duda Farm Fresh Foods has been growing, packing and shipping celery for more than 80 years, but as the demands of retail customers changed, the compan... continue reading »

Fresh Focus: Marketing Food Safety and Food Security – Part II

Last month, we briefly discussed marketing your food safety and security plans through your web site, newsletters and advertising. Let’s go a bi... continue reading »

California marketing board releases first audit

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) released its first audit report since the group was formed in 2007. A total of 368 audits were ... continue reading »

Studies point to deficiencies in food safety in leafy greens

Foodborne illnesses resulting from leafy green products have increased more than consumption over the past 35 years, according to the Centers for Dise... continue reading »

Marketing Food Safety and Food Security

It’s not sexy to tout your food safety program. But is it smart? Absolutely.

Many people inside our industry have grown tir... continue reading »

Family-owned shipper expands fresh-cut operations

When Scott Danner, chief operating officer for Kansas City, Kan.-based Liberty Fruit Co., told owner and CEO Arnold Caviar that he needed to expand th... continue reading »

Start the New Year Right – Visit Your Suppliers

The beginning of a new year always brings optimism. Many people think January wipes the slate clean from problems you may have encountered over the pa... continue reading »

Amusement park feeds millions of visitors each season

In 2006, 335 million people visited more than 600 amusement parks in the United States. That amounts to estimated revenues of $11.5 billion, a $4 bill... continue reading »