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Canning industry focused on drawing new customers

Canned goods don't always have the best reputation with consumers, but many of the more common beliefs are nothing more than myths. The truth is, thou... continue reading »

USDA seeks canned, frozen vegetables for school lunch program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting offers for canned and frozen vegetables for its school lunch program and other food assistance program... continue reading »

USDA releases canned fruit commodity specifications

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released its commodity specifications for canned fruit, which are effective May 2021. The document in... continue reading »

Frozen produce sales remain high, shelf-stable closer to normal levels

The last full week of August saw the smallest produce sales increases since the start of the pandemic across virtually all departments. Prior months h... continue reading »

Frozen, shelf-stable produce sales remain elevated three months into pandemic

The first week of June marks three full months of coronavirus-related shopping patterns. While restaurant competition for the food dollar is gearing u... continue reading »

Frozen, shelf-stable produce continue high sales in retail market

Memorial Day signals the traditional start of the summer grilling season, with meat and produce promotions typically dominating the front page of groc... continue reading »

US senator urges frozen, canned produce producers be included in stay-open order

Sen. Mike Braun (R-Indiana) is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to take steps to protect the supply of frozen and canned fruits and vegetable... continue reading »

Dow introduces new CANVERA coating polymer

New technological developments from Dow Coating Materials have facilitated the application of thermoplastic polyolefins in plastic food packaging to c... continue reading »

McCall Farms uses “see-thru” cans for new line

McCall Farms has introduced a new brand of ready-to-eat vegetables in a see-thru can. New Glory Farms slow-cooked vegetables were introduced exclusive... continue reading »

Processed tomatoes a market mainstay

Processed tomatoes have long had a major market in the foodservices sector; nothing new here. What is new, though, is a small but growing trend toward... continue reading »