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Lipman Family Farms opens fresh-cut facility in Florida

Lipman Family Farms has opened a new fresh-cut operation in Florida, marking its seventh such facility in North America. The grower/packer/shipper ... continue reading »


Tetra Pak to showcase innovation in interactive event at SXSW

Food processing and packaging company Tetra Pak will showcase its industry solutions during an interactive event at SXSW in Austin, Texas, from March ... continue reading »


Companies join forces to launch new stainless steel conveyors

Conveyor technology companies Garvey and Dorner, with more than 100 years of combined manufacturing experience, have launched a new line of stainless ... continue reading »


Fox Packaging eliminates PFAS from packaging

Fox Packaging has eliminated per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from its flexible packaging options, the company said in a March 4 news releas... continue reading »


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IFPA program matches school districts with produce suppliers

The International Fresh Produce Association has entered the matchmaking business. In late February, IFPA coordinated more than 120 “speed dating�... continue reading »


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Braga Fresh to debut line of conventional chopped salads

Organic and conventional vegetable grower Braga Fresh debuted a new line of conventional chopped salads at the Southeast Produce Council Southern Expo... continue reading »


Grease-proofing materials containing ‘forever chemicals’ will no longer be sold in US

Grease-proofing materials containing chemicals that have been linked to adverse health effects will no longer be sold for food packaging in the U.S. ... continue reading »


Dole to sell Progressive Produce in $120 million deal

Dole plc has reached an agreement to sell its 65% equity stake in subsidiary Progressive Produce LLC in a deal worth $120 million. The equity stake... continue reading »


Ag tech startup secures funding for solution targeting herbicide-resistant weeds

Israel-based ag tech startup WeedOUT has secured Series A funding for a solution targeting herbicide-resistant weeds using a proprietary weed pollen. ... continue reading »


Equipment manufacturer Duravant acquires German manufacturer

Equipment manufacturer Duravant has expanded its processing solutions portfolio with its acquisition of German-headquartered Ferdinand Henneken GmbH. ... continue reading »