Facility Operations

BrightFarms chooses Texas for fifth greenhouse site

BrightFarms will break ground on a greenhouse farm in Abilene, Texas, this spring. This will be the company’s fifth facility in the U.S. and first i... continue reading »

METTLER TOLEDO moves into new Florida facility

The Product Inspection Group of METTLER TOLEDO has moved into a new facility in Pasco County, Florida. With 270,000 square feet of office and manufact... continue reading »

High pressure processing plant to open in Ohio

Hydrofresh HPP, an affiliate of Keller Logistics Group, is constructing a $10 million pasteurization plant slated for opening in April 2018 in Delphos... continue reading »

Wisconsin Extension to hold processing crops meeting  

The University of Wisconsin Extension is sponsoring the annual Processing Vegetable Crops Meeting on March 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., lunch included,... continue reading »

JLS names director of integrated systems

JLS Automation has named Gary Pickett as director of Integrated Systems Group. JLS has also named Justin Fredricks as regional applications engineer. ... continue reading »

System offers new tool for sanitation monitoring

Kikkoman’s new LuciPac A3 Sanitation System, distributed by Weber Scientific, produces a test result an order of magnitude or higher than competitiv... continue reading »

FlexPak adds ambidextrous lid operation to leak detector

FlexPak Leak Detector has added an ambidextrous lid to its FlexPak leak detector and seal tester. The new feature eliminates the lid stay normally ... continue reading »

Michigan Farm to Freezer creates new customers with value-added processing

Brandon Seng tells a story about one day while he was running a school lunch program in Manistee, Michigan. Seng happened to learn from a 14-year-o... continue reading »

Lamb Weston invests $250 million in new fry line

Lamb Weston Holdings is growing its french fry processing capacity in North America. The company said it will expand operations at its Hermiston, O... continue reading »

$2 million grant bolsters N.C. Food Processing Innovation Center

The N.C. Food Processing and Innovation Center received another round of support today as the Golden LEAF Foundation issued a grant for $2.2 million t... continue reading »