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Compac Sizer Simulator designed to improve productivity of produce companies

Compac has launched the Sizer Simulator, which enables fruit and vegetable packhouses to improve the skills of operators and prepare to assess incomin... continue reading »

Food-Origins aims to take blockchain all the way back to the field

At a busy office in a famous California valley, a small team of entrepreneurs, coders and customer reps work on a data-gathering blockchain system tha... continue reading »

Project seeks to enhance spinach production, safety 

Texas A&M AgriLife research will collaborate with the Texas Department of Agriculture and the University of California at Davis on a project to he... continue reading »

Gotham Greens makes popular salad blends in urban areas

While other urban farms are going vertical and becoming reliant on LED lights, Gotham Greens is staying horizontal, soaking up the rays of the dear ol... continue reading »

Healthier junk food option aims for flavor, not ‘wellness’ 

According to the 2018 State of the Snack Food Industry report put out by consumer insight firm IRI, of the four categories of snack food (permissible ... continue reading »

Pook Coconut Chips honored for innovative spirit

It took the owner of small German-based company Pook Coconut Chips a while to figure out the market for her products. Thai expat Kanokporn Holtsch, kn... continue reading »

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Radical dehydration method leads to better backcountry meals

Avid mountain climber, hiker and outdoorsman Denis Mikhailov used to eat uninspired and unhealthy meals on his outdoor adventures — that is, until h... continue reading »

FDA releases update on rollout of Produce Safety Rule

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has reached out to state agricultural commissioners, secretaries and directors to updat... continue reading »

Food chain technologies help reduce waste

According to a report from IQ by Intel, food cold chain technologies such as computer vision, artificial intelligence and data analysis are tracking ... continue reading »

Food irradiation marketed to fresh produce market

By Stephen Kloosterman, contributing editor Although not used widely throughout the processing industry, food irradiation technology has been aroun... continue reading »