Automated machinery isn’t that new, but the options and upgrades it includes sure are. From working on its own like all-in-one machines to knowing what to pick and place in a tray with varied products by robots using vision systems, there is surely something out there for your processing and packaging facility.
Traditional agriculture is highly weather dependent, and many producers of high-value crops are shifting from field production to controlled environment agriculture (CEA). That is where the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Marc van Iersel comes in.
Canned produce provides a nutritious, tasty, affordable and accessible opportunity for consumers to whom this is a very important food group.
It seems everywhere you look this year, there’s something new in tomatoes. It’s no real surprise, though, as tomatoes continuously rank as America’s favorite produce. This year’s new arrivals offer consumers products with enhanced taste, color and nutrition.
It’s been a tough couple of years for consumers around the world. Faced with an ongoing health crisis, political volatility, rising inflation and climate concerns, it’s no wonder purchasing patterns are shifting.