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The Produce Traceability Initiative launches Traceability Technology Working Group

The Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI), consisting of numerous key members, has created a group to prepare for implementing section 204 of the FSMA... continue reading »

Cloud-enabled temperature logger sticks on package like shipping label

Tive, a global provider of supply chain and logistics technology, has released Tive Tag, a cloud-enabled temperature logger that looks like a flexible... continue reading »

No speed limit for IFPA’s accelerator program

We know that the produce industry, providing the healthiest products on the planet, is positioned to help address public health issues and in turn, to... continue reading »

Location a key factor to vertical farming success

The recent IDTechEx report, "Vertical Farming 2022-2032," details the economic and technological factors shaping this rapidly growing industry. Ver... continue reading »

Supporting the future

Lipman Family Farms includes sustainability throughout its North American production. The Immokalee, Florida, farm has expanded from growing tomatoes ... continue reading »

Indoor Berries

Driscoll’s, in partnership with Plenty Unlimited, is planning an indoor growing facility designed to marry strawberry growing expertise with vertica... continue reading »

Local Bounti opens high-tech controlled environment agriculture facility in Georgia

Local Bounti Corp. has begun farming operations at its new innovative controlled environment agriculture (CEA) facility in Byron, Georgia. "We are ... continue reading »

Berkeley Lights Inc. and Aanika Biosciences identify antimicrobial peptide to increase food safety

Berkeley Lights Inc., a digital cell biology company, and Aanika Biosciences, a biotech startup using edible microbial tags to improve food safety, ha... continue reading »

USDA imposes sanctions on four produce businesses

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has imposed sanctions on four produce businesses for failing to meet contractual obligations to the sellers ... continue reading »

Fresh Express meets sustainability goals despite industry challenges

Fresh Express is not letting global supply chain woes stand in the way of achieving its North American sustainability goals. According to Vice Preside... continue reading »