cold chain logistics

Data logger advances make it easier to keep an eye on cold chain

About a decade ago, Driscoll’s introduced technology from HarvestMark to electronically track individual consumer packs of berries. While food sa... continue reading »

Equipment manufacturers go the extra mile to enhance food safety

Eliminating bacteria while reducing the risk of cross contamination can be a challenge when processing fresh-cut produce. For the longest time, proces... continue reading »

Campbell buys Pacific Foods

Campbell Soup Company has completed the acquisition of Pacific Foods of Oregon for $700 million in cash. Pacific Foods produces organic broth and s... continue reading »

Potato processor shares success with sustainability

German company Agrarfrost offers processed potato products, including french fries, specialty potatoes, potato chips and flakes. European processors h... continue reading »

Researchers create antibacterial food wrapping

A Canadian team has developed a way to use viruses to kill food-contaminating bacteria. According to a study published in the journal ACS Biomaterials... continue reading »

Bio-based plastics show great potential

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, approximately one-third of food produced in the world for human consumption ... continue reading »

FreightFlow hires Dan Vache to support industry logistics needs

FreightFlow, a 3PL logistics software company, has hired former vice president of supply chain management for United Fresh Produce Association Dan Vac... continue reading »

Convenience is key for 2017 Innovation Award winners

Five Produce Innovation Award Winners were recognized at United Fresh 2017. This year’s honorees were selected by show attendees from a total of 46 ... continue reading »

Frozen produce holds same nutritional value as fresh

The researchers behind a study comparing the nutrients value in fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables have published their results in a paper feature... continue reading »

Sensor monitors fruit cargo

Fruits can quickly perish on their journey from the farm to the store, and current methods for measuring the temperature inside cargo containers are n... continue reading »