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Pete’s introducing new line of sustainably packaged salad varieties

California-based produce company Pete's, which specializes in hydroponically grown lettuce and cress, has announced a new line of sustainable packaged... continue reading »


Accraply introduces high-speed, pressure-sensitive labeling machine

Accraply has introduced the Sirius 100, a cost-effective pressure-sensitive labeling machine for fast-moving, highly flexible production lines. Des... continue reading »


Florida researchers looking at less-expensive ways to make wine sparkle

University of Florida researchers are helping wineries make more of their products bubbly to meet taste trends and expand their businesses. Andrew ... continue reading »


Compac releases next-generation box filler for delicate produce

Compac, part of the TOMRA Food family, extends its box filling platform offering with the new-generation Gentle Box Filler+ model developed specifical... continue reading »


Conagra adds brand-building vet Manny Chirico to board of directors

Conagra Brands has announced the appointment of Manny Chirico to its broad of directors to increase its brand-building efforts. Chirico will officiall... continue reading »


Freeze dried fruit market to continue to rise through 2030

A new study by an ESOMAR certified market research and consulting firm has projected the freeze dried fruits market to rise at a positive rate through... continue reading »


Biden names pick for key trade position in cabinet

President-elect Joe Biden has made picks for two key federal positions that will affect agriculture production and trade of fresh and processed produc... continue reading »


Emerging pathogen Cyclospora focus of CPS study

Ynés Ortega, Ph.D., with the University of Georgia, is leading a research project that will identify potential sources of the protozoan pathogen, Cyc... continue reading »


Wish Farms to expand strawberry operation

Plant City, Florida-based international grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, is addi... continue reading »


Biden opts to have Tom Vilsack return as Secretary of Agriculture

Tom Vilsack is Joe Biden’s pick to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture when the Biden administration takes office in January 2021. [caption i... continue reading »