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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 »

Finding Value in the Production Process

http://youtu.be/hhO43CmnMGE Bob McClure, co-owner of McClure's PIckles, based in Detroit, Michigan, spoke at the Michigan Food Processing & Agribusin... continue reading »

Clear Lam to open new packing and innovation facility

In spring 2015, Clear Lam Packaging will open a new 25,000-square-foot Co-Packing Facility and Innovation Center at its Elk Grove Village, Illinois ma... continue reading »

Midwest Food Processors set for annual convention

The 110th annual Midwest Food Processors Association convention and 87th Processing Crops Conference will be Dec. 2-4  at the Kalahari Resort &am... continue reading »

Allergen Alert: Proper labeling, rigorous manufacturing can help processors avoid problems

Drew McDonald knows the importance of accuracy in labeling allergens in foods all too well. The vice president of quality, food safety and regulatory... continue reading »

Shifting Shapes: Demand rises for unusual cuts of produce

It’s amazing what you can create with fresh fruit and vegetables and a knife these days. That’s what fresh-cut processors find as they re... continue reading »

Fresh Ideas: Expanding our horizons – and yours

When I was a produce clerk, our store had just started to receive an exciting new product: pre-cut bagged salad. They occupied far less space than the... continue reading »