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Getting reacquainted with Moore’s Law

The first day of the Produce Marketing Association’s Tech Knowledge conference in Monterey, California was an hours-long application of a principle ... continue reading »

New website, new blog, new horizons

Hank Williams Jr., asked an enduring question in song a few years ago: if something’s good, why does it change? The answer is simple: good things... continue reading »

Inaugural Viva Fresh Expo to debut with sold-out tradeshow

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) announced both a sold out exhibit hall and a wide range of retail and foodservice personnel committ... continue reading »

TOMRA to debut Sentinel II at CLFP Expo

TOMRA Sorting Food is to unveil its Sentinel II sorter for the tomato and peach processing industry at the CLFP Food Processing Expo. Sentinel II is ... continue reading »

Columbia/Okura announces strategic alliance with Fischbein

Columbia/Okura announced the formation of a strategic alliance with Fischbein Americas. This alliance was initiated by each company’s shared com... continue reading »

MWFPA touts Wisconsin vegetable production

The Midwest Food Processors Association (MWFPA) touted Wisconsin’s second place ranking nationally for total production and value of production ... continue reading »

United Fresh launches new logo and website

The United Fresh Produce Association launched a new logo and redesigned website. “January is symbolically a time of fresh starts,” said U... continue reading »

Challenges and Opportunities

Looking ahead to 2015, Produce Processing talked with several leaders around the industry to get their take on trends and issues as it relates to prod... continue reading »

FDA announces grant program with NIFA to fund food safety training

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it has joined with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food an... continue reading »

Clear Lam Packaging wins WorldStar 2015 Packaging Award

The PrimaPak Packaging developed by Clear Lam Packaging for Fisher Party Peanuts is a WorldStar 2015 Packaging Award winner in the food category, an h... continue reading »