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AppHarvest gets $50 million in USDA funding for high-tech indoor farm

AppHarvest Inc. has secured $50 million across two loans guaranteed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The sustainable food com... continue reading »


PFI adds new sales partners EPI Technical Sales and Pacific Packaging & Inspection

Precision Food Innovations (PFI), a manufacturer of sanitary conveying equipment, announced that it has teamed up with two new sales partners who will... continue reading »


Duravant adds new SVP and general counsel

Duravant has hired Chad E. Walker to the position of senior vice president and general counsel. In this role, Walker will drive Duravant’s global... continue reading »


Key Technology debuts reversible horizontal conveyor

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, will introduce its reversible Zephyr conveyor at Pack Expo, booth S-3547. Z... continue reading »


Recyclable PET packaging with oxygen blocker keeps products fresh longer

Placon has a barrier material that keeps oxygen out while also having the ability to be thrown into the recycling bin. The OxyStar barrier material... continue reading »


Freezpak Logistics to expand cold storage facilities in US

FreezPak Logistics and BG Capital are partnering on new cold storage facilities in port-centric markets across the United States. The first project... continue reading »


Nabaco’s Brenton Field promoted to VP of Operations

Nabaco Inc. has promoted Brenton Field to vice president of Operations. Field has vast experience in both the produce industry and the United States A... continue reading »


NatureSweet debuts to-go packaging for tomatoes

NatureSweet, producer of snacking tomatoes, has introduced new palm-sized packaging that includes washed and ready-to-eat cherub tomatoes. The smal... continue reading »


JBT to acquire Bevcorp

JBT Corporation, a global technology solutions provider, has signed an agreement to acquire Bevcorp, a provider of beverage processing and packaging s... continue reading »


Sierra Cold facility opens in Ontario, Canada

Sierra Supply Chain Services, a full-service cold chain provider, opened a new state-of-the-art facility, Sierra Cold. The 65-million-dollar comple... continue reading »