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Company Helps Develop State’s Onion Industry

KIDCO Farms may be the new kid on the block when it comes to fresh-cut onions, but the company already is expanding its operations and making a mark o... continue reading »

Safe and Healthy

I never realized how many products I eat have spinach in them until it was pulled out of the market in September. If you were to ask me, I would proba... continue reading »

Family Puts Company on Auction Block

By Dick Lehnert, June 2005 The family-owned carrot empire, William Bolthouse Farms Inc. of Bakersfield, Calif., has “put itself up for auction&r... continue reading »

Fresh Focus: Third-Party Audits Can Improve Safety

There has never been a better time to focus on a third-party food-safety audit – and there are several reasons. First, the recent spinach outbrea... continue reading »

Quality Control

With summer weather seemingly in full swing here in Michigan, it’s easy to spend many hours hiding out from the heat in air conditioning and shad... continue reading »

Seed companies look to the future to stay ahead of fresh-cut processors

The fresh-cut produce industry has experienced years of outstanding growth, and processors are looking to seed companies to develop new varieties that... continue reading »

Company Finds Pot of Gold With Colorful Produce

Doug Ranno knows you can judge a carrot by its color.

Ranno is the chief operating officer and managing partner of Colorful Harv... continue reading »

Spinach, Leafy Green Still Suffer From Recall

According to a research report released Feb. 5 by Rutgers University Food Policy Institute, the produce industry still has work to do to prevent scena... continue reading »

Consumers Looking for Fresh-Cut Ideas

Consumers are going to be looking for something extra special when they head to the stores to buy fresh-cut produce.

Though the ... continue reading »

What Does the Future Hold for Third Party Audits?

Throughout all the discussions about food safety in the last six months, one group has escaped being noticed. I am surprised we haven’t heard mor... continue reading »