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Processed tomatoes a market mainstay

Processed tomatoes have long had a major market in the foodservices sector; nothing new here. What is new, though, is a small but growing trend toward... continue reading »

United Fresh launches 2017 compensation survey

The United Fresh Produce Association has launched its 2017 Compensation Survey for the fresh produce industry. The data collected will be published in... continue reading »

Maine blueberry processor reaches settlement with EPA

The owner of a blueberry processing facility in Hancock, Maine, has come into compliance with federal requirements designed to protect the public and ... continue reading »

Industry groups endorse Perdue for USDA

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for USDA secretary of agriculture, Bloomberg reports. The... continue reading »

HACCP workshop scheduled for Florida packers

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will host a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) workshop in Imm... continue reading »

Best practices in foodservice supply chain to be developed

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) will be joining Kinetic12, a food industry management consulting firm, to establish and... continue reading »

Reusable Packaging Association elects new leadership

The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) begins 2017 with a new team to lead the association. Norm Kukuk, executive vice president of marketing for OR... continue reading »

Del Monte to build first facility in France

Del Monte will invest a total of €7 million in its first facility in France. The new facility will process 22 tons of raw materials a day, according... continue reading »

SpartanNash acquires Caito Foods Service

SpartanNash has completed the previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Caito Foods Service and Blue Ribbon Transport (BRT). Under the ... continue reading »

TOP opens new food innovation center

TOP has recently opened a new innovation center in Wageningen, Netherlands, by the name of TOP Food Lab. With this new center TOP expects to be able t... continue reading »