Weltec Biopower to start work on food waste-to-heat biogas plant in South Korea

Weltec Biopower is about to start work on a biogas plant in South Korea that will transfer food waste into heat in an integrated gas boiler. The se... continue reading »

Fledging chip maker Roots to open facility in Eastern Idaho

Fledging potato chip company Roots Chips has been approved to open a small production facility in Bingham County, Idaho. According to the Bingham ... continue reading »

Reps for Biden, Trump campaigns to ‘tangle’ during United Fresh Washington

Representatives of the Trump and Biden presidential campaigns will tangle live at the United Fresh Annual Washington Conference, advocating their case... continue reading »

lēf Farms donates $250K in baby greens to feed Northeast healthcare workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, New Hampshire-based lēf Farms has continued to support front-line healthcare workers across New Hampshire, Massac... continue reading »

100,000 US restaurants closed permanently or long-term shutdown since start of COVID

Six months following the first shutdown of restaurants for the coronavirus pandemic, the restaurant industry is in limbo. According to a new survey... continue reading »

McCain Foods USA to donate $75K-plus to support No Kid Hungry

McCain Foods USA announced Sept. 14 a new partnership with No Kid Hungry to help ensure children have access to healthy meals amid COVID-related schoo... continue reading »

Macfrut virtual event draws 32K participants

More than 32,000 people participated in the three-day Macfrut virtual produce trade event, according to a press release from event organizers. The ... continue reading »

NatureSeal sulfite-free extenders keep vegetables, fruits from browning

NatureSeal Inc. now offers a family of sulfite-free solutions to keep cut potatoes, sweet potatoes and other root vegetables fresh for up to 21 days. ... continue reading »

Frozen produce sales remain high, shelf-stable closer to normal levels

The last full week of August saw the smallest produce sales increases since the start of the pandemic across virtually all departments. Prior months h... continue reading »

BrightFarms adds on to Illinois leafy greens greenhouse

BrightFarms has opened a new expansion to its Rochelle, Illinois greenhouse. The increase in production will support BrightFarms continued growth in t... continue reading »