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Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to keynote United Fresh Washington

[caption id="attachment_7647" align="alignright" width="187"] Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue[/caption] U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny P... continue reading »


Robotic strawberry harvester gets large investment

A total $7.5 million recently was invested inAdvanced Farm Technologies (AFT), a developer of robotic farming equipment that includes the T-6 robotic ... continue reading »


PalletOne buys Alabama-based Bay Wood Products

PalletOne has purchased Bay Wood Products, a pallet and crate manufacturer in Baldwin County, Alabama. "We are very pleased to welcome such a well-... continue reading »


Thermo Fisher to display first-of-its-kind metal detector at PACK EXPO

PACK EXPO attendees can see a wide array of innovative inspection, detection and check-weighing technology in action at the Thermo Fisher Scientific b... continue reading »


Random picking demonstration coming to PACK EXPO

Pick six differently sized food items randomly oriented on a moving conveyor and place each of these items into the same pouch. Then do this again 1,1... continue reading »


SencorpWhite, WM Thermoforming Machines announce North American distribution agreement

Thermoforming machine maker SencorpWhite, based in Massachusetts, has announced a North American distribution agreement with Swiss company WM Thermofo... continue reading »


Omron to showcase robotic manipulator and vacuum grippers at PACK EXPO

The Omron Automation Americas booth (LS-5970) at PACK EXPO 2019 in Las Vegas will explore near-future manufacturing equipment as part of a wide-rang... continue reading »


Processing tomato production looks to be down

The USDA forecasts California’s processing tomato production to be below last year’s. The USDA’s contracted production for California process... continue reading »


Canada’s food industry gets $6.6 million in government, private funds for innovation

Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau was at the Bonduelle food processing plant in Bedford, Quebec, to announce an inves... continue reading »


Oregon Potato Company acquires assets of NORPAC Foods

NORPAC Foods Inc., a grower-owned fruit and vegetable cooperative founded in 1924, announced Aug. 22 that it has entered into an asset purchase agreem... continue reading »