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GloriAnn Farms, Five Crowns partnering on new Tracy processing facility

Five Crowns, a third-generation, family-owned grower, packer, shipper and processor of fresh produce, is opening a new facility in Tracy, California w... continue reading »


Lamb Weston expands South American footprint with partnership

Lamb Weston has announced the arrival of Lamb Weston-branded french fries in the South American market bloc of Mercosur. This was made possible thr... continue reading »


US Congress passes $1.9 trillion aid package; Ag Secretary Vilsack issues statement

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the following statement March 10 on passage of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act by the U.S. Congres... continue reading »


Reps restart efforts on Farm Workforce Modernization Act

The National Potato Council (NPC) welcomed the March 4 reintroduction of the bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act by Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif... continue reading »


United Fresh seeking nominations for Women in Produce award

Nominations are now being accepted for United Fresh’s 2021 Women in Produce honor. Celebrated each year in conjunction with the United Fresh Conv... continue reading »


NCC Automated Systems announces new director of engineering

NCC Automated Systems has named John French as director of systems engineering. [caption id="attachment_12916" align="alignright" width="300"] Joh... continue reading »


Mann adds fresh-cut fruit operation to Gonzalez facility

Mann Packing Co., a subsidiary of Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., and one of the largest suppliers of packaged vegetables in North America, has added a ... continue reading »


Center for Produce Safety research symposium announced

The 2021 Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium will take place online in a series of five weekly webinars beginning Tuesday, June 22. All se... continue reading »


Kronen, GKS release VFFS option for small packages

GKS and Kronen have released the MINI, a vertical form fill and seal packaging machine suitable to small package sizes. Its optimized compact, modu... continue reading »


Gotham Greens opening high-tech greenhouse near UC-Davis

Gotham Greens, an indoor agriculture business operating high-tech greenhouses across the United States, recently announced its latest state-of-the-ar... continue reading »