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Groups form leafy greens food safety task force

Arizona and California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements, the Produce Marketing Association, United Fresh Produce Association, Western Growers and oth... continue reading »


Primera releases new desktop printer

Primera Technology has introduced the LX910, designed to be its fastest-ever desktop color label printer. Typical applications for the food industr... continue reading »


Compact modular pick and place cell for end-of line packaging

Paxiom Group has released a new compact robotic pick and place cell that can be combined with synchronized conveying systems and incorporated into exi... continue reading »


PepsiCo buys baked fruit and vegetable snack maker

PepsiCo has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bare Snacks. The company was founded in 2001 by a family-owned organic apple farm in Wa... continue reading »


Quarterly retail, foodservice trend reports released by United Fresh

United Fresh has released two quarterly retail and foodservice trend reports: The FreshFacts on Retail Q1 2018 report, produced in partnership ... continue reading »


Hazel Technologies expands top staff

Produce shelf-life extension company Hazel Technologies has hired fresh produce industry veteran Mario Cervantes to its team as the new business dev... continue reading »


PAR releases cloud-based food safety platform 

ParTech, provider of point of sale and workforce efficiency solutions to the restaurant and retail industries, has released the SureCheck Food Safet... continue reading »


California Grower-Shipper Association names new chairman

At its annual meeting on May 16, the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California (GSA) appointed Jason Smith as the association’s new chairman ... continue reading »


Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company introduces handcrafted limeade

Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company has released a new juice, Natalie’s Limeade, what it calls a minimally processed, handcrafted juice that is ... continue reading »


Michigan awards grants to juice maker and processor

During its regularly scheduled meeting in May, the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development voted to approve Food and Agriculture Inve... continue reading »