Packaging

E. coli bacteria a persistent threat to leafy greens crops

In a display of detective skills worthy of Sherlock Holmes, state and federal investigators hunted down the bacteria that caused 205 people in 26 stat... continue reading »

FDA guidelines: Sword or shield in food-related litigation?

Americans’ increased consumption of fresh produce brings increased risks in terms of the number of outbreaks of foodborne illnesses and related l... continue reading »

Fresh-cut processor expands with 160,000-square-foot facility

There’s one moment that has come to define McEntire Produce.

“We had a customer ask us to start shredding lettuce ... continue reading »

Military research points to the future of fresh-cut

The United States military has soldiers across the country, and each branch is tasked with feeding them healthy meals. Because fruits and vegetables a... continue reading »

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 »