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Oil-free vacuum pump launched by Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco’s Industrial Vacuum division has launched the DHS 065-200 VSD+ dry screw vacuum pump. It is designed to offer lower lifecycle costs, hig... continue reading »


Craft beer tax reform act reintroduced in U.S. Senate

The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA) was reintroduced in the U.S. Senate on Feb. 6. It is receiving strong support from a broa... continue reading »


Oriental Red kiwi fruit wins 2019 FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award

The “Oriental Red – red kiwi fruit” from Jingold in Italy won Gold. Originally from China, the red Dong-Hong kiwi not only has unique organolept... continue reading »


Controlled-atmosphere company Purfresh purchased by Wheatsheaf Group

Wheatsheaf Group Limited recently purchased a majority stake in Purfresh, a global provider of controlled atmosphere systems. Purfresh systems are ... continue reading »


Consumer demand for fresh will shape the future of grocery retailing

In an increasingly competitive global grocery market, retailers will be looking to the fruit and vegetable business more and more for ideas on how to ... continue reading »


Steamable potato wedges debuted by Bob Evans Farms

Bob Evans Farms recently announced the addition of a steamable line of flavored potato wedge side dishes. The new product line launched with three var... continue reading »


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Soft Robotics releases new automated gripping system

Soft Robotics recently announced the release of mGrip, the company’s first on-demand, modular automation system. mGrip will enable the rapid prol... continue reading »


PMA, United Fresh hosting Listeria monocytogenes workshop in Atlanta

An upcoming "Listeria monocytogenes Intervention & Control Workshops" is designed specifically for the produce industry. Hosted by PMA and United... continue reading »


Non-GMO acrylamide reducer debuted by Kerry, Renaissance BioScience

Acrylamide is fast becoming a big concern for the food industry, due to the growing body of evidence of its role as a potential carcinogen. Acryleast ... continue reading »


United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership program celebrating 25 years, nominations open

The application period is now open for the 25th class of the United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program. Since its launch in 1995, more than 25... continue reading »