Industry Comes Together at United Fresh 2012

United Fresh 2012 was a whirlwind of energy, innovation, information and connecting for the 4,500 who attended May 1-3. It was standing room only ... continue reading »

Keep on truckin’

It’s important for the produce industry to remain attractive to trucking. Without truckers, the produce industry would be, well, sunk. &ld... continue reading »

Innovations in Packaging

Packaging for fresh-cut produce has entered an era of show and tell — in every sense. Customers typically have been able to see what they ar... continue reading »

Equipment design

The produce industry has had its share of food safety challenges in recent years. But it’s not alone. Speaking during an education session... continue reading »

Food safety: Cantaloupe guidance process is under way

The industry collaborative working on updating food safety guidance specific to cantaloupe is holding weekly conference calls instead of trying to mee... continue reading »

Striving for perfection

It may be true that you can't fool Mother Nature. But when it comes to sorting machinery for the produce industry, you can get the better of her. And ... continue reading »

Artichokes are ready for microwave

Virtually every type of fruit and vegetable has been processed into a value-added product in recent years, as growers and processors rush to meet the ... continue reading »

Networking in a ‘fan,’ ‘like,’ ‘follow’ world

Meeting and interacting with people in your industry provides you with connections you need to move your business forward. Networking skills even prov... continue reading »

2011 listeria outbreak: U.S. cantaloupe contamination leads to lawsuits, search for detection method

In January, the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee released a bipartisan staff report that details the findings from the comm... continue reading »

Building Bonduelle

For more than 100 years, the family-owned Bonduelle company has been devoted to one single and unchanging passion: Vegetables. Today, the French-based... continue reading »