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WeighPack launches new system for box gusset bag products

WeighPack announces the launch of their new coffee bagging system for premade box gusset bags, but the system is easily adaptable for other products t... continue reading »


Organic farming foundation releases California research report

Organic Farming Research Foundation has published the new California Organic Research Agenda, a comprehensive report that examines current needs and c... continue reading »


California bill aims to buy water rights from farmers

A California state senator is proposing to use $1.5 billion in taxpayer funds to buy water rights from farmers. By doing so, according to Sen. Bob ... continue reading »


Edible, shelf-life extending produce coating developed by Nabaco

A new edible coating, NatuWrap, extends the shelf life of fresh produce, cutting down on food waste. NatuWrap keeps moisture in and oxygen and unwa... continue reading »


Registration open for IFPA’s 2022 Washington Conference

The International Fresh Produce Association will unite the entire fresh produce industry to engage with members of Congress in the nation’s capital ... continue reading »


USDA-NIFA funds project to study bacteria movement from animal waste to crops

The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture is committing more than $5 million to mitigate antimicrobial resistance across the food chain. ... continue reading »


Netherlands-based leafy greens vertical farm goes off grid

Future Crops has taken its vertical farm a further step off the grid by shifting to reliance on 100% renewable energy. Harnessing the natural gre... continue reading »


California processing tomato contracts up from last year

As of May 15, California’s tomato processors reported they have or will have contracts for 11.7 million tons of processing tomatoes for 2022. Th... continue reading »


California League of Food Processors elects ’22-23 leadership committee

Jim Lipman of California Olive Ranch will serve as chair of the California League of Food Processors' 2022-23 board of directors. The elections wer... continue reading »


Ensuring Safe and Toxic-Free Foods Act of 2022 introduced in Senate

Senate Democrats are introducing a bill that would strengthen the FDA's Substances Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) rule. [caption id="attachmen... continue reading »