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Pacific Coast Producers focuses on sustainability from farm to can

When it comes to fruit and vegetable production, California is America’s superpower. The state’s ideal climate for vegetable production helps make... continue reading »

Machine evolution: AI paving path for production line advances

The technology Eric Pflueger witnessed firsthand this past December has been more than a decade in the making. Eric Pflueger, sales manager, agricu... continue reading »

MULTIVAC labeling technology to take stage at Anuga FoodTec

MULTIVAC’s TopCLOSE self-adhesive labeling technology will be showcased at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Germany from March 19-22. The company will demo... continue reading »

Oregon-based fruit distributor changes name to Pacific Coast Fresh Co.

Portland, Oregon-based Pacific Coast Fruit Co. has changed its name to Pacific Coast Fresh Co. to emphasize the company’s evolution to include fresh... continue reading »

TOMRA showcases technology, unveils new organizational structure

TOMRA Food showcased sorting, grading and packing solutions at Fruit Logistica in Berlin earlier this month and unveiled a new organizational structur... continue reading »

USDA forecasts a $40 billion drop in net farm income in 2024

The USDA’s 2024 Farm Income Forecast predicts a $40 billion drop in net farm income in calendar year 2024, the second consecutive year of a projecte... continue reading »

Insecticide granted emergency use in Greece to target tomato leafminer

Vestaron Corp. has been granted emergency authorization to provide farmers in Greece with an insecticide targeting infestations of tomato leafminer, m... continue reading »

Krohne to showcase measuring instrument solutions at Food Processing Expo

Krohne will showcase its measuring instrument technology at the 2024 Food Processing Expo, to be held Feb. 13-14 in Sacramento, California. The Mas... continue reading »

Retail Produce Manager Awards nominations open until March 15

Nominations for the International Fresh Produce Association’s annual Retail Produce Manager Awards are open until March 15. The awards will honor... continue reading »

MULTIVAC to debut new cross labeler series next month

MULTIVAC is expanding its range of cross web labelers with the addition of the new CL 1 series, which will debut at Anuga FoodTec 2024 March 19-22 in ... continue reading »