food processing

Companies join forces to launch new stainless steel conveyors

Conveyor technology companies Garvey and Dorner, with more than 100 years of combined manufacturing experience, have launched a new line of stainless ... continue reading »

Fox Packaging eliminates PFAS from packaging

Fox Packaging has eliminated per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from its flexible packaging options, the company said in a March 4 news releas... continue reading »

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IFPA program matches school districts with produce suppliers

The International Fresh Produce Association has entered the matchmaking business. In late February, IFPA coordinated more than 120 “speed dating�... continue reading »

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Braga Fresh to debut line of conventional chopped salads

Organic and conventional vegetable grower Braga Fresh debuted a new line of conventional chopped salads at the Southeast Produce Council Southern Expo... continue reading »

Grease-proofing materials containing ‘forever chemicals’ will no longer be sold in US

Grease-proofing materials containing chemicals that have been linked to adverse health effects will no longer be sold for food packaging in the U.S. ... continue reading »

Dole to sell Progressive Produce in $120 million deal

Dole plc has reached an agreement to sell its 65% equity stake in subsidiary Progressive Produce LLC in a deal worth $120 million. The equity stake... continue reading »

Ag tech startup secures funding for solution targeting herbicide-resistant weeds

Israel-based ag tech startup WeedOUT has secured Series A funding for a solution targeting herbicide-resistant weeds using a proprietary weed pollen. ... continue reading »

Produce industry veteran taking reins as new Apeel Sciences CEO

Food technology and coatings company Apeel Sciences has named a new CEO as its founder prepares to step down. Produce industry veteran Luiz Beling ... continue reading »

Drexel adds experienced industry professional to sales team

Memphis, Tennessee-based Drexel Chemical Co. has added a new member to its sales team. Steve Henning joins Drexel as Western Regional manager. Henn... continue reading »

Illinois-based food manufacturing and packaging company sold to private equity firm

Crest Foods, an Illinois-based provider of food manufacturing, packaging and product development services to branded and private label customers, has ... continue reading »