equipment

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 »

Cutting Down to Size: New developments in onion peeling technology, equipment

In today’s competitive market, acquiring and retaining customers can be tough. At the processing level, reducing costs and delivering product of the... continue reading »

Hayssen introduces customer-driven packaging machine

Hayssen Flexible Systems, a Barry-Wehmiller company, has released its VERUS intermittent vertical form-fill-seal (VFFS) machine. Featuring an advanced... continue reading »

JLS introduces new robotic packaging platform

JLS Automation will introduce its next generation robotic packaging platform at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017. The new robotic packaging system that integr... 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 »

FANUC robotics takes processing to digital world

By 2018, it is estimated that 1.3 million industrial robots will be working in factories globally, at the same time getting smarter with advanced capa... continue reading »

Produce Processing 7: Q+A with Jeff Brandenburg

Jeffrey S. Brandenburg is the president of the JSB Group, which provides expertise in a wide variety of packaging and equipment technologies. [capt... continue reading »

Beekenkamp introduces collapsible pallet box system

The BE-Cube pallet box system, developed by Beekenkamp Berpakkingen, has been nominated for the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2017. The pallet box ... continue reading »

Researchers develop ways to measure quality of fruits, vegetables

How do we know when a mango is perfectly ripe and ready to eat? How do we know when avocadoes are suitable for transport? Will this tomato variety thr... continue reading »

New FAM cutting machine for wavy fries

FAM has introduced the new FAM Tridis 240P, designed especially for the frozen fries industry. “The Tridis 240P has been tested and approved in c... continue reading »