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TOMRA Food launches Packhouse Academy education platform

TOMRA Food has launched the most comprehensive online learning resource for packhouse professionals in the fresh produce industry. Packhouse Academy, ... continue reading »

Witt gas line changeover helps assure uninterrupted supply

An uninterruptible gas supply is an absolute requirement in many industrial manufacturing processes. A parallel installation of dual gas supplies lin... continue reading »

Oh Snap! parlays grab-n-go, brine-less pickle appeal into new production facility

Longtime sauerkraut producer GLK Foods got into the grab-n-go pickling market in 2015 when it launched Oh Snap!, a line that includes single-serve, br... continue reading »

Combs Wholesale Produce building new facility in North Carolina

A M King has begun construction of a USDA-certified, greenfield distribution facility for Combs Wholesale Produce in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ... continue reading »

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 »