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IFPA announces Root Cause Analysis award recipients

The International Fresh Produce Association has announced recipients of awards recognizing industry efforts to advance root cause analysis. IFPA re... continue reading »

3 problems that data solves in fruit and vegetable sorting

Three challenges facing the fruit and vegetable sectors include blockages, variations in product quality and human error. Data can help. Bühler’... continue reading »

New digital resource for women in manufacturing by PMMI

The Packaging and Processing Women's Leaderhip Network and OpX Leadership Network have released a digital resource that outlines five core characteris... continue reading »

Better Juice opens sugar-reduction plant for juicing

Sugar-reduction food tech start-up Better Juice Ltd. has opened its first full-capacity manufacturing plant for full commercial production of its prop... continue reading »

AppHarvest opens indoor salad greens farm with touchless growing system

Sustainable food company AppHarvest Inc. has opened its Berea, Kentucky, 15-acre high-tech indoor salad greens farm featuring a touchless growing syst... continue reading »

University of Florida releases Hurricane Ian damage estimates

Hurricane Ian’s winds and rains caused a $1.56 billion hit to more than 5 million acres of Florida agricultural land, including vegetables and m... continue reading »

Cherry producer has a new ‘vision’ for optical sorting

In May 2022, the cherry season at Giacovelli Srl’s plant in Turi (Bari), Italy, got underway in high gear, thanks to the new SFS Invision 2 optical ... continue reading »

Processing facility registration renewal time

The FDA is reminding human and animal food facilities to register or renew registration between October 1 and December 31, 2022. Owners, operators... continue reading »

The new labor

As the labor market continues to rebound from pandemic-related shortages, CPGs are focusing their workforce on key growth areas as they try to meet co... continue reading »

IFPA recognizes DNO Produce with advocacy award

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has named DNO Produce, Columbus, Ohio, as the 2022 Industry Advocate of the Year Award recipient. ... continue reading »