Longtime food science professor dies at age 96

Norman Potter, a longtime food science professor at Cornell University, has died at age 96. Potter, author of widely used textbook Food Science, di... continue reading »

Zucchini, peppers and carrots are among the visible vegetables

Vegetable processing company investing $19 million in New Mexico facility

Vegetable processing company Oro is investing $19 million in a new facility in New Mexico’s Santa Teresa Border Zone. Construction will begin on ... continue reading »

Mondelez International opens $50 million R&D center in New Jersey

Mondelez International Inc. has opened its $50 million Global Research & Development Innovation Center in Whippany, New Jersey. The global snac... continue reading »

Packaging company SIG opens $80 million production plant in Mexico

Food and beverage packaging company SIG’s $80 million production plant in Mexico is online after 12 months of construction, creating 200 jobs. Th... continue reading »

Long-time leader of UNL’s Food Processing Center retiring after 43 years

Jill Gifford, manager of the Food Entrepreneur Program with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Food Processing Center, is retiring May 31 after a ... continue reading »

Food processing equipment company Nelson-Jameson creates new VP position

Food processing equipment and service company Nelson-Jameson Inc. has tapped a veteran industry leader to join its executive team in a newly created p... continue reading »

Growers can have a field day at Purdue Extension event

Purdue Extension’s annual Fruit and Vegetable Field Day offers growers networking and educational sessions on topics including biological controls a... continue reading »

four male leaders, dressed in suits, from Triangle Packaging hold a plaque

Innovation, durability key to Triangle Packaging’s 100 years of operation

Triangle Packaging Co., a founding member of the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI), celebrated its centennial anniversary on May 1. ... continue reading »

USDA creates 12 regional centers, announces $420M in project funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has created 12 new regional food business centers to provide national coordination and technical assistance to farm... continue reading »

FreshEdge acquires Chicago-headquartered Testa Produce

Fresh food distributor FreshEdge has acquired Testa Produce, a Chicago-headquartered produce and specialty food distribution business. FreshEdge is... continue reading »