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Compac’s new produce inspection module wins New Zealand tech award

Compac's UltraView produce inspection module has been recognized by the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards program as the 2020 winner of the Most Innovative A... continue reading »


Harpak-ULMA launches plastic-reducing packaging technology

Harpak-ULMA has launched its PaperSeal packaging technology as part of the company’s initiative to fundamentally rethink packaging systems to promot... continue reading »


Penobscot McCrum opens new Maine potato processing facility

Growing potatoes in northern Maine is nothing new to the McCrum family. However, opening North America’s newest fry processing plant during COVID... continue reading »


Oasis Grower Solutions adds nutrient supplement for leafy greens

Oasis Grower Solutions introduces Fortify, a liquid nutrient supplement, designed to optimize the growth performance and increase harvest weights w... continue reading »


Artificial intelligence (AI) focus of seven new USDA-NIFA institutes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the National Science Foundation announced they are establishing ... continue reading »


LGMA updates food safety guidelines for leafy greens

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board voted last week to accept several updates to required food safety practices for the farming of l... continue reading »


Pairwise developing new varieties of leafy greens

"Bitter,” “peppery,” perhaps even “fiery.” Take a bite of mustard greens that are available at your grocery store today and these might b... continue reading »


Supply chain solutions firm Varcode adds food safety advisors

Varcode, maker of digital, time- and temperature-sensitive supply chain solutions, announced it has appointed an advisory board of leading food safety... continue reading »


TerraFresh Organics adds Oasis Date Garden pitted dates

TerraFresh Organics (TFO), an organic fruit company supplying organic citrus, mangoes, stone fruit and grapes to North America, is now offering Oasis ... continue reading »


Ocean Mist Farms announces leadership promotions

Large artichoke grower Ocean Mist Farms (OMF) has promoted Chris Drew to chief operations officer and Gladys Valenzuela-Corzo to vice president of hu... continue reading »