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IFT15 all about food innovation

Advances in produce processing and all other types of food manufacturing will be front and center at this year’s annual convention of the Institute ... continue reading »

Telling the industry’s story

Telling the industry’s story We are on the eve of United Fresh 2015 in hockey-mad Chicago, co-located with the Food Marketing Institute annual me... continue reading »

Pouches are becoming a dominant style of food packaging for produce companies

Walk through any produce section today and you’re sure to see an onslaught of different fresh produce products being offered in pouches. It’s a tr... continue reading »

Optimized sanitation methods for produce processing

In recent decades, the market for fresh produce – and, in particular, minimally processed, ready-to-eat products like fresh-cut lettuce – has grow... continue reading »

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 »