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Volm acquires stake in palletizing company Solidtec

Volm Companies, an industry leader in packaging and equipment solutions to the fresh produce industry, has announced that its partner, Manter Internat... continue reading »


Matrix vertical, flexible packaging lines to showcase at WestPack

Matrix Packaging Machinery is an industry-leading manufacturer of vertical form fill seal machines operating widely throughout the food packaging indu... continue reading »


United Fresh Start Foundation awards $53K in grants to community organizations

United Fresh Start Foundation announced the eight recipients of its 2020 Community Innovation Grants Program. The program funds initiatives that aim t... continue reading »


Michigan fruit processor receives grant to aid $22 million expansion

The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development on Jan, 22 approved a $135,000 performance-based Food and Agriculture Investment Fund gra... continue reading »


Modified atmosphere packaging helps add to green beans’ shelf life

The U.S. foodservice industry is discovering the benefits of receiving fresh green bean supplies in lean, modified atmosphere bulk packaging (MAP) new... continue reading »


Side Delights launching ‘Journey of a Potato’ educational video campaign

Side Delights is launching a new video campaign designed to educate consumers and potato buyers on the growing process of potatoes. The video — ... continue reading »


Study reveals information gaps in LED lighting for indoor greenhouses

While LED lighting can enhance plant growth in greenhouses, standards are needed to determine the optimal intensity and colors of light, according to ... continue reading »


TOMRA Food appoints new leader in Picandet

Michel Picandet has been appointed executive vice president and head of TOMRA Food. Picandet joined the company Jan. 1, 2020, and will be based at ... continue reading »


PSSI, Packers Chemical unifies under single brand, PSSI Chemical Innovations

PSSI, the largest contract sanitation provider across the USDA, FDA and CFIA food processing industries and its sister chemical company, Packers Chemi... continue reading »


Cold Pressure Council booth at PACK EXPO East has resources for high pressure processing

The Cold Pressure Council has announced its participation in the Partner Program at PACK EXPO East 2020 (March 3-5; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Ph... continue reading »