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IFPA joins industry praise of finalized WIC program updates

The International Fresh Produce Association joined nutritional policy experts in welcoming this month’s finalized updates to the Special Supplementa... continue reading »


GrubMarket acquires South Africa-based produce distributor

Food technology company GrubMarket has acquired South Africa-based fresh produce distributor Global Produce, which supplies fruits to 44 countries. ... continue reading »


Campaign aims to provide info, protect trademark of broccolini

Mann Packing Co., a Fresh Del Monte subsidiary and a packaged vegetable supplier, has launched a broccolini educational campaign targeting consumers, ... continue reading »


A robotic arm sorting fresh onions

Robots helping to ease labor issues in Vidalia onion sorting

Robotics are involved in a trial helping sort onions on Georgia farms, helping ease labor shortages in time for this year’s Vidalia sweet onion harv... continue reading »


PACK EXPO International to feature more than 2,500 exhibitors

Registration is now open for packaging and processing show PACK EXPO International, set for Nov. 3-6 in Chicago. Registration for the show, to be h... continue reading »


Braga Fresh executive named Grower-Shipper Foundation Ag Woman of the Year

Colby Pereira, chief operating officer of conventional and organic vegetable grower Braga Fresh, has been named the Grower-Shipper Foundation Ag Woman... continue reading »


Vestaron insecticide access granted in second EU country

Italy has become the second EU country to grant farmers emergency access to Vestaron Corp.’s bioinsecticide targeting tomato leafminer. SPEAR LEP... continue reading »


Fox Packaging founder dies at age 91

Kenneth Fox, founder of global flexible packaging supplier Fox Packaging, died April 17 at age 91. Fox, who began his career as a burlap and mesh b... continue reading »


Food processing company changes name

Poland-based Nowicki Food Machinery has changed its name to NOMA. The company said the change reflects its 50-year commitment to the food processing i... continue reading »


Ossid names new regional sales manager for upper Midwest region

Tray packaging and thermoform form fill seal machinery manufacturer Ossid has hired a new regional sales manager to service its upper Midwest customer... continue reading »