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Chiquita Completes Acquisition of Fresh Express

Chiquita Brands International has completed its previously announced acquisition of the Fresh Express unit of Performance Food Group, according to a c... continue reading »


IFPA Hires New VP for Technical Services

The International Fresh-cut Produce Association (IFPA) has hired David Gombas as its new vice president for technical services.

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Bolthouse Farms For Sale at Auction

The family-owned carrot empire, William Bolthouse Farms Inc. of Bakersfield, Calif., has “put itself up for auction” and is listed on the In... continue reading »


Ready Pac Announces Plant Consolidation

Ready Pac has announced it will be shutting down production in its Spreckels, Calif. facility, the smaller of the Salinas facilities that it acquired ... continue reading »


Chiquita Announces Delay in Fresh Express Acquisition

Chiquita Brands International announced April 25 that its $855 million acquisition of the Fresh Express unit of Performance Food Group may be delayed ... continue reading »


New System Interactive, Based on Individual Needs

On April 19, the USDA unveiled MyPyramid, a new symbol and interactive food guidance system.

MyPyramid replaces the Food Guide P... continue reading »


Monsanto to Acquire Seminis

Monsanto Co. announced Jan. 24 that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Seminis for $1.4 billion in cash and assumed debt, plus a performance-... continue reading »


Key Technology Acquires Freshline Machines

Key Technology has announced the acquisition of Freshline Machines Pty Ltd., the leading designer and manufacturer of food processing systems for the ... continue reading »


Food Safety Summit March 16-18

The 7th Annual Food Safety Summit will be held March 16-18 at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. The three-day event provides food manufacturers,... continue reading »


Urschel Netherlands Expansion

Founded in 1986, Urschel International Ltd. Nederland has announced a significant addition, adding 50 percent more area. This expansion creates a tota... continue reading »