Facility Operations

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 »

New fan line from Hunter features plug-n-play installation

Hunter Industrial Fans, the industrial division of Hunter Fan Company, has launched an industrial fan line that the company said is engineered to de... continue reading »

California tomato processors contract for 11.9 million tons

California’s tomato processors reported in May they were contracting for 11.9 million tons of processing tomatoes during 2018, according to a report... continue reading »

In sweet corn hybrids, workhorses hold the edge for processors

When deciding which sweet corn hybrids to plant, vegetable processors need to consider whether they want their contract growers using a workhorse or a... continue reading »

Cultiva, Taylor joint venture completes $10M expansion

According to local news, Cultiva Farms USA has announced the completion of its new cold storage facility, part of a $10 million project to build a sal... continue reading »

FDA updates cut-offs for FSMA exemptions

The FDA said that it is changing how it calculates a company’s sales, which affects whether or not some companies can be exempt from some requiremen... continue reading »

BrightFarms chooses Texas for fifth greenhouse site

BrightFarms will break ground on a greenhouse farm in Abilene, Texas, this spring. This will be the company’s fifth facility in the U.S. and first i... continue reading »

METTLER TOLEDO moves into new Florida facility

The Product Inspection Group of METTLER TOLEDO has moved into a new facility in Pasco County, Florida. With 270,000 square feet of office and manufact... continue reading »

High pressure processing plant to open in Ohio

Hydrofresh HPP, an affiliate of Keller Logistics Group, is constructing a $10 million pasteurization plant slated for opening in April 2018 in Delphos... continue reading »