Facility Operations

SIMBA Logistics mobile application upgraded to bi-directional real-time

Dynamic Systems has upgraded its SIMBA Logistics, the module that uses barcodes to manage inventory and shipping for the SIMBA production, traceabi... continue reading »

Eriez promotes three executives to key leadership positions

Equipment manufacturer Eriez has made three promotions of leaders to new positions. The appointments reflect an increased emphasis on global initiativ... continue reading »

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Food Processing Innovation Center a ‘leasable factory’ for food producers

By Zeke Jennings | Managing Editor A new facility at Michigan State University offers some unique opportunities for food producers. The Food Pro... continue reading »

Controlled-atmosphere company Purfresh purchased by Wheatsheaf Group

Wheatsheaf Group Limited recently purchased a majority stake in Purfresh, a global provider of controlled atmosphere systems. Purfresh systems are ... continue reading »

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Fruit in beer trend still going strong

By Scott Stuntz, contributing writer King Orchards has grown Montmorency and Balaton tart cherries at the edge of Grand Traverse Bay on the shore o... continue reading »

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Circular business models deliver sustainability wins

By Suzanne Lindsay-Walker | Columnist Consumer choice is exploding in today’s technologically advanced society, transforming the methods for maki... continue reading »

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French fresh produce storage company opens US headquarters

JMT US, the United States subsidiary of French-based company Janny MT, recently announced its new U.S. operations for the company are to... continue reading »

Lone workers: What produce processors need to know

By Dan Smith | Columnist I think it goes without saying, but the definition of a lone workers still needs to be stated. “A lone worker is an e... continue reading »

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Labor tops list of produce processors’ most-pressing needs

By Scott Stuntz | Contributing Writer What are the most pressing issues facing plant managers today? It’s a difficult question to answer, mainly ... continue reading »

United Fresh Produce Executive Development Program registration open

Registration is now open for the United Fresh Produce Executive Development Program, presented in partnership with the Cornell University Food Industr... continue reading »