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Tong adds self-cleaning function to coil cleaner

Tong Engineering has added new features to its potato and vegetable coil cleaning unit to improve performance and ease of maintenance. Incorporatin... continue reading »


Passed bill would beef-up agriculture border inspections in US

New legislation sent to the president would beef-up agriculture inspectors across the country. The Protecting America’s Food & Agriculture Ac... continue reading »


Tropical Fruit Congress in Europe to focus on avocados

The 2020 Tropical Fruit Congress will focus on a rising star in Europe: the avocado. The event, to be held Sept. 8-10, during Macfrut in Remini, It... continue reading »


Cheribundi tart cherry juice moving processing to Peterson Farms in Michigan

Peterson Farms Inc. has announced that Cheribundi — one of nation’s largest producers of tart cherry juice — will now be processed at the Peters... continue reading »


Key’s new technology separates hard-to-snip green beans from easy ones

Key Technology has a new concept for separating hard-to-snip green beans from their easy-to-snip counterparts. Specifically designed for this new i... continue reading »


China approves US fresh potatoes for chipping

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced Feb. 25 that China has taken numerous ac... continue reading »


Star Ranch Growers partners with emoji company in packaging campaign

Starr Ranch Growers is the first U.S. produce company to partner with the emoji company on licensed apples, pears and cherries. Starr Ranch brokered ... continue reading »


United Fresh’s latest foodservice report highlights watermelon radishes, kiwifruit

The Winter 2020 issue of United Fresh’s Fresh Insights for Foodservice is now available. Sponsored by Produce Alliance, this quarterly report highli... continue reading »


B&G Foods acquires veggie tots, fries maker Farmwise

B&G Foods Inc. announced that effective today it has acquired Farmwise LLC, the creator of Veggie Fries, Veggie Tots and Veggie Rings. “We a... continue reading »


TOMRA, Compac, BBC show off new equipment at Fruit Logistica

TOMRA Food, Compac and BBC Technologies exhibited at Fruit Logistica Berlin in early February. Fruit Logistica is world’s leading fresh produce i... continue reading »