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PMA Tech Knowledge joins produce, technology

The third annual Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Tech Knowledge Symposium, May 17-19 in Santa Clara, California, aims to help industry members d... continue reading »

United Fresh board directors, officers nominations announced

United Fresh Immediate Past Chairman Ron Carkoski, Four Seasons Family of Companies, has announced the slate of new officers and directors nominated t... continue reading »

NWPB finalizes watermelon cutting, shelf life study

To better understand the cutting, yield and shelf-life of watermelon, the National Watermelon Promotion Board (NWPB) conducted a cutting, yield, and s... continue reading »

Hortifrut, Munger Brothers to merge

Naturipe Farms partners, Munger Brothers and Hortifrut, have signed a memorandum of understanding to merge the Munger’s berry business with Hortifru... continue reading »

Measures treat municipal water used in processing plants

It's no secret that water is a must for produce processing plants. Whether the source is rural or municipal, the water must be filtered and tested to ... continue reading »

Little Potato Co. expands facilities to US

The Little Potato Company will develop and operate a new $20 million U.S. head office and processing facility in the Village of DeForest near Madis... continue reading »

AFFI names Bodor president

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) has selected Alison Bodor as its new president and CEO. Bodor will take leadership of the organization on M... continue reading »

Waterleau Group acquires Ecovation, Krofta Technologies

Waterleau Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of the anaerobic biological wastewater treatment plant design-build business of Ecov... continue reading »

USDA announces funding for nanotechnology research

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced an investment of more than $5.2 million to support nanotechnology research at 11 universities. The univers... continue reading »

Baldor prepares for BITE 2016

Baldor Specialty Foods will host its biennial BITE celebration on April 6. The event will be hosted from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., at The Waterfront and La V... continue reading »