Packaging

Technology, not produce, is the core business of New Zealand company

Auckland, New Zealand-based Fresh Appeal has found its core business is the technology – not the produce – that goes into making fresh-cut p... continue reading »

Showcase: Produce Suppliers

Empire Fresh-Cuts

Empire Fresh-Cuts is the newest onion processing operation in New York. The company, located in Oswego, N.Y., o... continue reading »

Company Finds Michigan Location Just Right For Fresh-Cut

The team at Peterson Farms Fresh recognizes opportunity when it comes knocking. The Shelby, Mich., company was one of the first companies to supply fr... continue reading »

Fresh Focus: Getting Americans to Think Produce

As I was strolling through the grocery store after Halloween, I noticed a lot of baking ingredients stacked in the center aisle for attention. Apparen... continue reading »

ExecTrends to Look at Present, Future of Industry

When’s the last time you took stock of your company’s position in the competitive fresh-cut arena? How is your company dealing with the rapi... continue reading »

Convenience Driving Trends in Fresh-Cut Packaging

Along with their hectic schedules, consumers want quick and healthy meal solutions for their families and are increasing the demand for on-the-go fare... continue reading »

Package design and cold chain management go hand in hand

Fresh-cut produce is the fastest growing segment of the produce industry, and customers are looking for convenience, freshness, quality and safety whe... continue reading »

Showcase: Washing and Drying Equipment

New Continuous Dryer for Delicate Products from Turatti NATuratti NA has developed a highly efficient system for drying leafy product without mechanic... continue reading »

Readers Respond

As we continue to try to improve Fresh Cut, I’m always looking for reader comments – and many of you have responded to my requests with e-ma... continue reading »

Convenience Stores Offer Promising Market for Fresh-Cut Produce

Seventy-eight percent of consumers are buying fresh-cut produce from their supermarkets, according to a survey by the Produce Marketing Association (P... continue reading »