cucumbers

Cucumber harvesting, packing automation on the cusp for robotics firm

A Dutch robotics firm says its machine could be automatically harvesting greenhouse cucumbers in a few years. Harvests for greenhouse... continue reading »

Cucumbers-pickles

Fewer farmers taking chance on cucumbers as science fights downy mildew

With failed harvests, fewer growers are taking a chance on cucumbers. According to USDA records, pickling cucumber acreage declined nearly 25 percent... continue reading »

Swanson Pickle’s next generation stepping up with improvements

A new crop of Swansons are learning to manage risk and transition at the family’s farm and processing facility in Michigan’s Muskegon County. T... continue reading »

These eight food, beverage trends will make their mark on 2017-2018

The world of food and drink is constantly evolving, and ever more quickly. For food processors, staying relevant and remaining at the forefront of the... continue reading »

Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce recalls Limited Edition cucumbers

Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce (A&W) of San Diego, California is voluntarily recalling all cucumbers sold under the Limited Edition label dur... continue reading »