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Fresh Express honors Earth Day with revitalized sustainability pledge

Fresh Express has revitalized its sustainability initiative and released a new consumer social media awareness campaign in recognition of Earth Day 20... continue reading »


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EFI hires Michael Lacey as business development manager

Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer gr... continue reading »


California Farm Bureau, UC to survey labor impacts

From the Industrial Revolution to the Great Recession, labor markets and the nature of employment itself have been greatly altered during periods of b... continue reading »


Michigan potato chip company Downey’s continues upward trend

Downey's Potato Chips was started 37 years ago in Waterford, Michigan, by the family that gave the company its namesake. From its humble beginnings s... continue reading »


Fecal contamination detection system being studied

Mohit Verma, Ph.D., with Purdue University, is leading efforts to develop a low-cost portable paper-based tool that can produce results of potential m... continue reading »


Purdue University publishes new Consumer Food Insights Report

As the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture reviews the Farm Bill, consumers shared their opinions on food and agriculture policy in a new survey. The ... continue reading »


Fire at Taylor Farms’ Salinas facility leads to evacuations, shelter-in-place order

An April 13 fire at Taylor Farms' Salinas, California produce processing facility led to evacuations of the area. According to the Salinas Californ... continue reading »


Peroxide UltraPure now OMRI listed

Peroxide UltraPure, generated exclusively by the HPGen generator, has been OMRI listed for use as a plant disease control or as an algicide, disinfect... continue reading »


Wildfire smoke can affect taste of winegrapes

An increase in the frequency of wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington in recent years has exposed winegrapes in some areas to high levels of ... continue reading »


Kronen showcases new equipment for avocados, peppers, fruit, vegetables at Fruit Logistica

Kronen showcased numerous new and existing produce processing lines at Fruit Logistica 2022 in Berlin in early April. Although attendee numbers wer... continue reading »