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PACKage Printing Pavilion will make PACK EXPO debut

The PACKage Printing Pavilion at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Sept. 23-25, 2019; Las Vegas Convention Center) produce... continue reading »


Former PMA, CMI Orchards exec Lutz joins Category Partners

Steve Lutz has joined Category Partners LLC in Idaho Falls, Idaho, as vice president of Insights and Innovation. Lutz most recently was the vice pr... continue reading »


United Fresh’s FreshStart Conference set for Tucson in January

The FreshStart Conference, the United Fresh Start Foundation’s annual conference, golf tournament and gala dinner bringing the industry together to ... continue reading »


USDA releases results of Yuma leafy greens E. coli testing

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found almost no salmonella or shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in commercial coolers in Yuma, Arizona, in... continue reading »


University of Florida researchers seeking to develop tastier tomato

In their quest for a tastier tomato, University of Florida scientists are finding traits they believe will tempt consumers with flavor that triggers t... continue reading »


TOMRA will sort french fries, green beans live at PACK EXPO

The TOMRA 5B will sort french fries and green beans live at the PACK EXPO 2019, Sept. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This machine is c... continue reading »


US, Mexico reach agreement in tomato trade dispute

According to Reuters, Mexican tomato producers have reached a deal with the U.S. government to avoid an anti-dumping investigation, Mexican Economy Mi... continue reading »


Mucci Farms acquires Ontario peppers operation, announces more expansion

Mucci Farms has acquired controlling interest of Leamington, Ontario-based Orangeline Farms, including its existing greenhouse and warehouse faciliti... continue reading »


Packers Chemical earns third-level Safe Quality Foods Certification

PSSI today announced that Packers Chemical, its exclusive, in-house chemical provider, has earned its Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Certification Level III... continue reading »


USDA to purchase canned pears for food assistance programs

The USDA has announced plans to purchase canned pear products for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs. Purchases will be mad... continue reading »