Facility Operations

Del Monte Foods completes fresh fruit and vegetables facility in Qatar

Del Monte Foods WLL, a subsidiary of Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., has completed a new facility in Doha, Qatar, to meet heightened demand due to upcom... continue reading »

CEA poised to become a growth industry

Traditional agriculture is highly weather dependent, and many producers of high-value crops are shifting from field production to controlled environme... continue reading »

FDA finalizes new food traceability record-keeping rules

Additional FDA record-keeping rules regarding food traceability have been finalized, affecting a range of specified foods. The Requirements for Add... continue reading »

Coldbox receives 2022 CEBA Built by the Best Award

The Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) has named Coldbox and Griffco Design/Build Inc. as the 2022 CEBA Built by the Best Award recipi... continue reading »

IFPA announces Root Cause Analysis award recipients

The International Fresh Produce Association has announced recipients of awards recognizing industry efforts to advance root cause analysis. IFPA re... continue reading »

3 problems that data solves in fruit and vegetable sorting

Three challenges facing the fruit and vegetable sectors include blockages, variations in product quality and human error. Data can help. Bühler’... continue reading »

New digital resource for women in manufacturing by PMMI

The Packaging and Processing Women's Leaderhip Network and OpX Leadership Network have released a digital resource that outlines five core characteris... continue reading »

Better Juice opens sugar-reduction plant for juicing

Sugar-reduction food tech start-up Better Juice Ltd. has opened its first full-capacity manufacturing plant for full commercial production of its prop... continue reading »

AppHarvest opens indoor salad greens farm with touchless growing system

Sustainable food company AppHarvest Inc. has opened its Berea, Kentucky, 15-acre high-tech indoor salad greens farm featuring a touchless growing syst... continue reading »

University of Florida releases Hurricane Ian damage estimates

Hurricane Ian’s winds and rains caused a $1.56 billion hit to more than 5 million acres of Florida agricultural land, including vegetables and m... continue reading »