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California League of Food Processors elects new chair

Janet Edwards of the California-based Musco Family Olive Company, has been elected the 2017-18 chair of the California League of Food Processors (CLFP... 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 »

New infeed, collection conveyors added to VERYX line

Key Technology introduces new product-specific infeed and collection conveyors for new VERYX digital sorters. The new conveyors are designed to work t... 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 »

FDA updates manufactured food standards

The FDA has issued revised food safety standards for state regulatory programs that oversee food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold f... continue reading »

Safe-T-Signal system alerts workers at intersections

The Safe-T-Signal intersection warning system by Rite-Hite alerts workers when traffic is approaching from other directions. The ceiling-mounted syste... continue reading »

Produce Processing 7: Q+A with Ryan Downs

Ryan M. Downs is president of GLK Foods and represents the fourth generation of the company‚Äôs family ownership. He joined GLK in 2005 and is a direc... continue reading »

Global food companies survey shows commitment to food safety

Alchemy Systems, in partnership with the Campden BRI, SQF Institute, British Retail Consortium, SGS, and TSI released the 2016 results of a global sur... continue reading »

New chilled cargo facility to open at Port of Savannah

A new Georgia-based company called PortFresh Logistics has plans to build a 100,000 square-foot cold treatment facility dedicated to perishable cargoe... continue reading »

Freshseal film packaging now available in North America

Freshseal, a pack format for tomato, berry and fresh produce packing is now available in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The packaging technology offers ... continue reading »