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CLFP elects Kraft Heinz’s Ross Siragusa to serve as next board chair

The California League of Food Processors (CLFP) elected Ross Siragusa of the Kraft Heinz Company as its 2019-20 chair. The election took place du... continue reading »


U.S. vegetable production for processing up 9% in 2018

Consumer demand for fresh vegetables in the U.S. remains high, but domestic fresh vegetable production fell 10% from 2017 to 2018, marking the largest... continue reading »


Why traceablity in food production, processing is a profit opportunity

End-to-end traceability in the food supply chain can do more than safeguard against potential disasters, particularly at the processing stage. Geoff F... continue reading »


BrightFarms salads adds new vice president of sales

BrightFarms, a supplier of locally grown salads for supermarkets, has announced that Brian Jenny has joined the company as vice president of sales. Je... continue reading »


Caito Foods recalls salads with chicken products

Caito Foods is recalling approximately 1,767 pounds of salad with chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of... continue reading »


Side Delights potatoes teams up with mushroom growers for new promotion

Side Delights potato farmers have teamed up with mushroom growers to create an in-store promotion with seven original recipes for “A Week’s Worth ... continue reading »


Washington State Wine Commission announces $1 million for research programs

The Washington state wine industry has earmarked over $1 million for research in the coming fiscal year June 2020. More than $1,034,000 will fund 2... continue reading »


Bayer gives $30K for school salad bars

Bayer recently promised $30,000 to the United Fresh Start Foundation, paying for salad bars at four schools in the Rosedale Union School District in C... continue reading »


Duravant targets Asia, Europe with acquisition of Motion06

Duravant, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced t... continue reading »


ALDI plans to make its packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025

In April, ALDI outlined a series of goals that will make all of its packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. In addition, ALDI plans to ... continue reading »