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McCain Foods USA to donate $75K-plus to support No Kid Hungry

McCain Foods USA announced Sept. 14 a new partnership with No Kid Hungry to help ensure children have access to healthy meals amid COVID-related schoo... continue reading »


Ossid to highlight ready-to-eat packaging capabilities during PACK EXPO Connects

Ossid is showcasing its packaging expertise in the fast-growing ready-to-eat markets with virtual demonstrations at PACK EXPO Connects 2020, Nov. 9-13... continue reading »


Dynamic Systems creates “Lite” version of produce traceability software

Dynamic Systems Inc. has launched a low-cost version of its SIMBA traceability and inventory tracking system for fresh food producers. The new vers... continue reading »


Macfrut virtual event draws 32K participants

More than 32,000 people participated in the three-day Macfrut virtual produce trade event, according to a press release from event organizers. The ... continue reading »


NatureSeal sulfite-free extenders keep vegetables, fruits from browning

NatureSeal Inc. now offers a family of sulfite-free solutions to keep cut potatoes, sweet potatoes and other root vegetables fresh for up to 21 days. ... continue reading »


Washington potato processors lose $714 million from COVID effects

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected the Washington potato industry by approximately $1 billion, according to a study conducted by the IMPACT... continue reading »


West Virginia Potato Chip Co. gets $250K award for energy, water improvements

The West Virginia Potato Chip Co. is getting a $250,000 boost from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Energy for America (REAP) program. Th... continue reading »


KM Packaging releases new range of mono-polymer packaging lids

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has launched a new range of mono-polymer material lidding films, made from polypropy... continue reading »


Frozen produce sales remain high, shelf-stable closer to normal levels

The last full week of August saw the smallest produce sales increases since the start of the pandemic across virtually all departments. Prior months h... continue reading »


BrightFarms adds on to Illinois leafy greens greenhouse

BrightFarms has opened a new expansion to its Rochelle, Illinois greenhouse. The increase in production will support BrightFarms continued growth in t... continue reading »