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United report: Value-added vegetables, product variety spur category growth

The Q2 2019 issue of United Fresh’s FreshFacts on Retail is now available to download from the publications library of the United Fre... continue reading »


PSSI names Eckmann new VP of operations

Food safety and contract sanitation provider PSSI has promoted Tom “Tiny” Eckmann to its leadership team as vice president of operations. Eckmann ... continue reading »


Concord Foods updates caramel apple formula, packaging

Concord Foods has updated the packaging and formula for its Concord Fresh Success Caramel Apple Wrap as well as the Caramel Apple Kit with M&M’s... continue reading »


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Triangle’s new compact bagging machine to debut at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

To address the produce industry need for small bagging machines, Triangle Package Machinery took proven elements from the existing X-Series vffs bagge... continue reading »


Michigan awards $1.8 million to produce processors for advancements

A score of food-processing projects in Michigan will be awarded funds under a competitive grant program. The $1.8 million in grants for the 20 proj... continue reading »


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Consumer Reports finds listeria on leafy greens purchased in eastern U.S.

Consumer Reports recently tested 284 samples of leafy greens from several grocery store chains, six (0.2%) of which tested positive for listeria. T... continue reading »


United Fresh adds 12 members to Class 25 produce leadership program

Twelve new members of United Fresh’s Produce Industry Leadership Class 25 will kick off their yearlong program in California this week. Throu... continue reading »


San Miguel Produce upgrades to larger facility in Oxnard

San Miguel Produce, a provider of fresh-cut dark leafy greens, has moved to a new facility in Oxnard, California, a few miles from its old facility/he... continue reading »


AFC Cable Systems’ electrical conduit designed for splash zones

AFC Cable Systems’ newest Liquid-Tuff Liquid Tight Flexible Conduit is designed specifically for splash zones, making it ideal for food processing f... continue reading »


USDA to buy $200 million of processed foods, including tomatoes, in trade relief

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced further details of the $16 billion package aimed at supporting American agricultural produc... continue reading »