Facility Operations

West Virginia Potato Chip Co. gets $250K award for energy, water improvements

The West Virginia Potato Chip Co. is getting a $250,000 boost from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Energy for America (REAP) program. Th... continue reading »

Penobscot McCrum opens new Maine potato processing facility

Growing potatoes in northern Maine is nothing new to the McCrum family. However, opening North America’s newest fry processing plant during COVID... continue reading »

Five finalists named in supply chain solutions development program

During a year filled with unprecedented challenges, innovation and creativity are more important than ever. Retail Business Services, the services co... continue reading »

Project taps plasma technology to disinfect wash water

Drexel University research team is working to harness technology similar to that used in plasma televisions and fluorescent lights to develop an effec... continue reading »

COVID concerns lead to security tightening for food plants

Ensuring food safety is more critical than ever today for the industry and supply chain, from trucking to processing and packing to storing food in te... continue reading »

Labor recruitment platform for fresh produce launched

The Stronger Together U.S. Responsible Recruitment Program has launched an online tool to support U.S. fresh produce farm labor contractors, labor re... continue reading »

McCain Foods constructing emission-reducing system at Australia facility

McCain Foods Australia has commenced construction on a renewable energy system that will reduce emissions from its Ballarat food processing facility b... continue reading »

Mission Produce expanding avocado operations with new Laredo facility

Integrated design-build firm A M King has begun construction of a 262,000-square-foot ripening and cold storage distribution center for Mission Produc... continue reading »

Packaged salad producer RAGO upgrades sorting lines to improve food safety

RAGO Group is one of the leading Italian producers of washed, packaged and ready-to-eat (fourth range) salad, and the second biggest exporter of rocke... continue reading »

National Fleet Products introduces portable hand-washing station

National Fleet Products, a global source for aftermarket accessories for commercial vehicles, announced the introduction of its new portable and vehic... continue reading »