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United Fresh announces new officers, director

United Fresh Immediate Past Chair Cindy Jewell, SC Jewell, has announced the slate of new officers and directors nominated to serve on the United Fres... continue reading »


Harpak-ULMA rolls out automated packaging system for reusable totes

Harpak-ULMA, the North American arm of ULMA packaging, has announced an automated tote management system for food producers. This approach to reusa... continue reading »


FDA outlines plan to combat leafy greens E. coli outbreaks

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its outline of a plan to reduce E. coli outbreaks in leafy greens on March 5. Download the plan... continue reading »


Tropical produce importer Continental Fresh joins iTrade network

Continental Fresh is the latest produce provider to join the iTrade food traceability network. Continental Fresh specializes in tropical imports fro... continue reading »


Quest Industrial wins robotics award from FANUC Japan

FANUC Japan has honored both Quest Industrial and ProMach with its 2019 Global Partner Sales Award. This award, which was presented in December at ... continue reading »


Expo West postponed due to coronavirus concerns

Natural Products Expo West, which was to get underway March 3 in Anaheim, California, has been postponed due to concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-1... continue reading »


AFFI study: Foodservice operators hungry for innovation in frozen foods

New research by Datassential shows frozen foods are an essential ingredient for the nation’s foodservice operators, with nearly ubiquitous use by o... continue reading »


BrightFarms expands distribution to Food Lion stores in Virginia

BrightFarms is expanding distribution in the Mid-Atlantic region with retail partner Ahold-Delhaize USA. The expansion will include over 330 Food Lion... continue reading »


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South Australia aims to turn rejected potatoes into starch

The three-year project targets the 40% of potatoes rejected from supermarket shelves for being too ugly, with an injection of $1 million funding to fi... continue reading »


Plant-based chicken nugget startup NUGGS to be available to retailers soon

The McCain Foods-backed, plant-based chicken nuggets startup, NUGGS, will be available to retailers later this spring. Since debuting last year, the p... continue reading »