Facility Operations

Starting a processing line: Plan, plan and plan some more

Washing, slicing, dicing, chopping and peeling are just some terms that come to mind when talking about frozen and fresh produce processing. But do yo... continue reading »

Food technology company Evigence closes on $18M in investment funding

Food technology company Evigence has closed on $18 million in Series B investment funding. The funding round was led by Cleveland Avenue and includ... continue reading »

West Liberty Foods opening $200M food processing center in Kansas City

Iowa-based West Liberty Foods will open a $200 million food processing center and cold storage facility in Kansas City, Missouri, expected to create 5... continue reading »

Key Technology introduces advanced potato sorter

Key Technology has introduced an enhanced sorter for whole potatoes that the company says helps achieve grade specifications while maximizing yield. ... continue reading »

How artificial intelligence is transforming the produce industry

Artificial intelligence software is everywhere these days. It’s used to inform smart assistants such as Alexa and Siri. It’s used to pilot self... continue reading »

FlexCold to build new $50 million facility in Charleston

Cold storage warehousing and logistics company FlexCold is opening its second facility in the U.S. in Charleston, South Carolina. The facility, exp... continue reading »

Pressure points: High pressure processing excels with produce

Nearly 20 years ago, Good Foods founder Kurt Penn saw what he believed to be the future of food processing technology. Today, the company he starte... continue reading »

New KUKU Robotics technology includes ready-to-use cobot

New technology from KUKA Robotics is geared toward safely automating manufacturing processes where humans regularly interact with robots, including a ... continue reading »

Wyman’s recognized for workforce safety

Workers compensation insurance provider The MEMIC Group has named berry producer Wyman’s to its annual list of MEMIC Award winners in recognition of... continue reading »

Food safety a key focus at Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference

Food safety played a key role in the 2023 Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, held Jan. 5-8 at the Savannah Convention Center in Sava... continue reading »