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Caloris acquires Seitz Stainless in food processing equipment merger

Caloris Engineering, a provider of membrane, evaporation and drying technology, has acquired equipment fabricator Seitz Stainless. The latter will be... continue reading »


Ontario potato farm EarthFresh Farms adding packing plant in Georgia

EarthFresh Farms, an Ontario-based farming operation, is expanding to the U.S. with a 140,000-square-foot advanced technological packing plant in the ... continue reading »


Clarebout Potatoes founder becomes silent parter in farming equipment maker Dewulf

Jan Clarebout of Clarebout Potatoes, a Belgium potato-processing company, has become a major investor and silent partner in Dewulf. Clarebout, alon... continue reading »


ProFood-Tech

Second installment of ProFood Tech increases profile with more CEO attendance

ProFood Tech hit its stride March 26-28 welcoming a who’s who of food and beverage companies to McCormick Place, Chicago, with three out of four of ... continue reading »


United Fresh: U.S.-Mexico border closing would cause ‘significant harm’

United Fresh Produce Association has issued the following statement on the possible U.S.-Mexico border shutdown: “U.S. Customs and Border Protect... continue reading »


Leafy greens organization making changes to water guidelines

The California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA) is making changes to its water guidelines, although the specifics have yet to b... continue reading »


Gotham-Greens

Gotham Greens opens Providence greenhouse to supply New England

Officials joined Gotham Greens CEO Viraj Puri on the banks of Providence’s Woonasquatucket River March 28 to view the construction of the company... continue reading »


Reusable container retail model, Loop, launching in May; Tropicana on board

Tropicana, Häagen-Dazs and Hidden Valley Ranch are among the companies partnering with a new e-retailer that wants to eliminate disposable commercial... continue reading »


Produce organizations seek Electronic Logging Device modifications

Twenty-five ag-related organizations from across the U.S. signed a petition to the Federal Motor Carrier Administration, Department of Transportation... continue reading »


Henry Avocado issues recall due to listeria concern

Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be... continue reading »