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Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for food facilities

(This article was written by Safe Food Alliance and shared here with permission. The original story can be found here.) In the wake of the current... continue reading »


Bolthouse acquires Rousseau’s carrot operations to expand Southwest footprint

Bolthouse Farms announced March 25 it has entered into an agreement to acquire Arizona-based Rousseau Farming Company’s carrot operations. The a... continue reading »


Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) FAQs related to the COVID-19 impact

Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) FAQs related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) impact on the fruit and vegetable Industry. Q. I have been ... continue reading »


United Fresh partners with National Grocers Association to connect distributors, retailers

The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket and the United Fresh Produce Association have p... continue reading »


Frozen Food Aisle

Produce sees sales spike in US amid coronavirus, led by frozen fruits, vegetables

The numbers are starting to come in and at least on the grocery side of the business and the produce industry has been able to respond to consumer nee... continue reading »


Anti-pathogen packaging solution introduced by Aptar

Aptar Food + Beverage has launched InvisiShield platform technology, which is, according to the company, a first-of-its-kind anti-pathogenic packagin... continue reading »


Produce Marketing Association’s Treacy shares produce supply chain guidelines

Ed Treacy, Vice President, Supply Chain and Sustainability for Produce Marketing Association (PMA) sent out the following information on March 24 to a... continue reading »


United Fresh wants action by Congress to mitigate coronavirus challenges

United Fresh Produce Association, on behalf of our 1,500 member companies that make up the full fresh produce supply chain at the forefront of the fre... continue reading »


Packaging to be part of Syngenta’s $2 billion sustainability investment

To improve sustainability across its supply chain, Syngenta recently announced a $2 billion investment in sustainable agriculture. Part of this inves... continue reading »


JLS Automation celebrating 65th anniversary

Robotic packaging systems producer and industrial automation leader JLS Automation is celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2020. The company started... continue reading »