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United Fresh Washington Conference offers chance to meet with high-ranking officials

In the new Produce Industry Engagement Beyond Capitol Hill outing on Sept. 18, United Fresh Washington Conference attendees will be immersed in policy... continue reading »


Stäubli to highlight robotic packaging, processing equipment at PACK EXPO

Stäubli will highlight a variety of packaging and processing solutions at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas, Sept. 23-25. From sensitive environment robots to h... continue reading »


PMA to offer $100,000 investment challenge for produce, floral startups

SVG Ventures and Produce Marketing Association (PMA) have entered a three-year strategic partnership to connect PMA growers with cutting-edge technolo... continue reading »


Spudkins Fry Cuts latest potato snack from Calbee

Calbee North America recently announced the launch of a new potato snack — Spudkins Fry Cuts. They are made from russet potatoes and come in three f... continue reading »


BrightFarms names Steve Platt CEO

BrightFarms, known for its locally grown packaged salads, has hired Steve Platt as CEO. The company’s founder, Paul Lightfoot, will continue as comp... continue reading »


Okanagan Specialty Fruits introduces non-browning Arctic apple slices

Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) introduced non-browning Arctic apple fresh slices to a receptive foodservice industry at the Produce Marketing Associa... continue reading »


Cold Pressure Council hosting meet-and-greet during PACK EXPO

The Cold Pressure Council will participate in the Partner Program at the 2019 PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO at the Las Vegas Conv... continue reading »


Cornell projects aim to improve food packaging, juice quality

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded $1.8 million to two Cornell food science researc... continue reading »


Magnetic food detection company Bunting rebrands

Bunting Magnetics celebrated its 60th anniversary on Aug. 3. As part of the celebration, the company has launched a rebranding to unify all of its div... continue reading »


Key Technology appoints new sales manager for southeast, south central U.S.

Jeff Nielsen has been named area sales manager for the Southeast and South Central territories of Key Technology. Nielsen is responsible for bringing ... continue reading »