Facility Operations

3M assay for E. coli earns AOAC designation

The 3M Food Safety Molecular Detection Assay 2 – E. coli O157 (including H7) has been granted First Action status through the Official Methods of... continue reading »

PMA honors SmartWash Solutions with technology award

SmartWash Solutions has won the first-ever Science & Technology Circle of Excellence Award from the Produce Marketing Association (PMA). PMA Ch... continue reading »

Snack food company among winners of sustainability awards

Snack company Snyder's-Lance and Smithfield Foods received first place honors at the third annual Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing awards pr... continue reading »

Key component of HVAC systems good for workers

When it comes to operating a produce processing operation, there are two issues that are important to consider: maintaining product freshness and main... continue reading »

Nelson Jameson opens office in Chicago

Nelson Jameson has established a sales office in downtown Chicago. Located in the heart of Chicago’s loop on historic Wacker Drive, the new office o... continue reading »

TOMRA Sorting Food appoints new technical director

TOMRA Sorting Food has appointed a new technical director to oversee the global development of the company’s technologies. Maciek Wasowski has al... continue reading »

Sonoco to acquire Peninsula Packaging Company

Sonoco has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Peninsula Packaging Company for approximately $230 million in cash. Peninsula, which is owned by a... continue reading »

SpartanNash CEO succession plan approved

SpartanNash Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors Dennis Eidson plans to retire as CEO following the annual meeting on May 23... continue reading »

Pioneer Growers nears completion of facility expansion

Pioneer Growers is near completion of a new facility expansion that includes expanded cold storage and processing facilities at its Belle Glade, Fl... continue reading »

Bonduelle to acquire Ready Pac Foods

French company Bonduelle has entered into an agreement to acquire Ready Pac Foods, a producer of convenience fresh meal solutions, salads and fresh c... continue reading »