Facility Operations

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 »

Swanson Pickle’s next generation stepping up with improvements

A new crop of Swansons are learning to manage risk and transition at the family’s farm and processing facility in Michigan’s Muskegon County. T... continue reading »

Swanson Pickle’s next generation stepping up with improvements

A new crop of Swansons are learning to manage risk and transition at the family’s farm and processing facility in Michigan’s Muskegon County. T... continue reading »

Dynamic Conveyor completes expansion

Dynamic Conveyor Corporation recently completed an office renovation and expansion at its Norton Shores, Michigan facility. Dynamic Conveyor is a seco... continue reading »