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Mariani to head California League of Food Producers exec committee

Michael Mariani, Mariani Packing Co., was elected as CLFP's 2020-21 chair at the 2020 annual board of directors meeting held on April 30. Mariani is a... continue reading »


MegaMex donates $100K to COVID-19 relief efforts

MegaMex Foods has announced donations of cash and products totaling $100,000 to help with COVID-19 relief efforts. Among the beneficiaries is World C... continue reading »


Heat and Control rolls out frying oil filtration system

Heat and Control recently released the OilSaver Filtration System to its Oil Management System lineup. The OilSaver extends the life of frying ... continue reading »


Temp-controlled rail shipper Cold Connect closed down by Union Pacific

Union Pacific has closed subsidiary Cold Connect, a cross-country, temperature-controlled perishable shipping operation. Reported by Supply Chain D... continue reading »


New streamline process announced for online food safety audits

Mandatory government food safety audits of leafy greens farms under the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement are continuing during the COVID-19... continue reading »


Van Doren boosts data management capabilities with Agjet acquisition

Produce handling firm Van Doren Sales (VDS) had announced the acquisition of Agjet. This strategic move brings together the VDS current offering of... continue reading »


Scientists identify romaine lettuce varieties that last longer

Agricultural Research Service scientists have identified five romaine lettuce varieties that brown less quickly after fresh-cut processing and are slo... continue reading »


USDA to start implementing faster produce import permit system this fall

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine is developing a new online per... continue reading »


California leafy greens processing facility first to be EFI-certified

Following a two-year quest, organic leafy greens producer Misionero's California processing facility has achieved Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) cert... continue reading »


Harpak-ULMA adds packaging design, prototyping services suite

Harpak-ULMA, the North American arm of ULMA Packaging, has announced a new suite of packaging design and prototyping services to help producers more... continue reading »