Facility Operations

Plant-based protein developer Burcon to offer pilot processing, scale-up services

Burcon NutraScience Corp., a leader in the development of plant-based proteins for food and beverages, is expanding to offer ingredient processing and... continue reading »

New NanoGuard technology tackles food safety, shelf life

Start-up company NanoGuard Technologies is in the early phases of designing a technology that uses air and electricity to kill molds and pathogens on ... continue reading »

In the weeds: Purdue field day to provide latest weed research info

The Purdue Weed Science Field Day will offer participants the latest in weed research information as well as info sessions and tours. The free even... continue reading »

Airborne apples: Flying robots report for harvesting duty

The future has flown into apple harvesting. Chilean company Unifrutti has harvested apples using robots from Israeli start-up Tevel. Tevel’s auto... continue reading »

Expansion to double Stonybrook’s yogurt pouch production

Leading organic yogurt maker Stonyfield Organic is expanding its Londonberry, New Hampshire facility by 17,000 square feet, a move expected to double ... continue reading »

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Electric ride: Monarch Tractor driving the future of ag vehicle technology

The first time Praveen Penmesta ever sat in a driver’s seat, he was behind the wheel of a tractor. Now, the CEO and founder of Monarch Tractor is le... continue reading »

Proactive produce solution: Targeting oxidation before it begins

A new range of products from shelf- life solutions specialist Food freshly takes aim at the oxidation issues that can plague fresh-cut produce by targ... continue reading »

Processing equipment provider Hillenbrand to acquire FPM in $730M deal

Processing equipment provider Hillenbrand will acquire Schenck Process Food and Performance Materials (FPM) business, a portfolio company of Blackston... continue reading »

Producers have until May 31 to complete Census of Agriculture questionnaires

Producers have until May 31 to complete USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) questionnaires for the 2022 Census of Agriculture. Fed... continue reading »

Atlas Copco offers new side channel blowers DB series

Industrial equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco has expanded its vacuum pump portfolio with the side channel blowers DB series, a noncontact, low-noise ... continue reading »