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PSSI announces water-conservation goals

Food safety and contract sanitation provider PSSI announced a new water conservation goal of saving two billion gallons of water by 2026, which is the... continue reading »


United Fresh’s latest foodservice report focuses on peaches, jalapenos, grilled veggies

The Summer 2021 issue of United Fresh’s Fresh Insights for Foodservice is now available. Sponsored by Produce Alliance, this quarterly report highli... continue reading »


Heat has tomato crop running behind

Mother Nature may have cranked up the thermostat, but Sutter County, California, grower Dave Richter said he still expects his processing tomatoes to ... continue reading »


Indoor farming operation BrightFarms acquired by Cox Communications

Cox Enterprises announced the acquisition of BrightFarms, an indoor farming company and provider of locally grown packaged salads. The move solidif... continue reading »


Organic producers can apply for aid to cover certification costs

Organic producers and handlers can now apply for USDA funds to assist with the cost of receiving or maintaining organic certification. Applications... continue reading »


Vertical grower AeroFarms expanding to St. Louis

Newark, New Jersey-based AeroFarms, a Certified B Corporation and leader in indoor vertical farming, announced Aug. 12 its plan to expand to the Midwe... continue reading »


Australia’s biggest fresh-cut produce supplier installs SmartWash Solutions program

One Harvest, Australia’s leading leafy greens and fresh-cut produce supplier, announced installation of SmartWash Solutions’ comprehensive food sa... continue reading »


Wyzo the sidebot to be introduced at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

Wyzo, the world’s first direct-drive pick-and-place sidebot, will be showcased to the U.S. market for the first time at PACK EXPO Las Vegas. From... continue reading »


Arizona leafy greens org now using updates food safety practices

The Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Food Safety Committee approved on Aug. 10 changes to the adjacent land use and soil amendments sections o... continue reading »


California LGMA announces new compliance officer

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has a new compliance officer. Alyssa Licata has been hired to replace Jonathan Field, who is... continue reading »