fresh produce

USDA to renew Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee charter

The USDA will renew the charter of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee for two years. The organization’s current charter expires May... continue reading »

Personal-sized pineapples bring variety to fresh produce market

Fresh Del Monte has partnered with a major specialty produce supplier to offer consumers a personal-sized fresh pineapple. The Del Monte Precious H... continue reading »

Produce industry members eligible for clean eating challenge

The Texas International Produce Association's Viva Fresh Clean Eating Challenge is set to begin next month. In its fifth year, the health initiativ... continue reading »

Del Monte Foods completes fresh fruit and vegetables facility in Qatar

Del Monte Foods WLL, a subsidiary of Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., has completed a new facility in Doha, Qatar, to meet heightened demand due to upcom... continue reading »

Clarifruit raises $12 million to reduce food waste

Clarifruit, an Israeli company developing an automated quality control software platform for the fruit and vegetable supply chain, has raised $12 mill... continue reading »

Fresh produce brand launches biodegradable packaging

Barakat, the United Arab Emirate’s leading produce brand, has launched a biodegradable packaging solution for its entire product range. Meaning �... continue reading »

IFPA announces Root Cause Analysis award recipients

The International Fresh Produce Association has announced recipients of awards recognizing industry efforts to advance root cause analysis. IFPA re... continue reading »

TOMRA appoints Paul Slupecki as head of Fresh Food

TOMRA Food has appointed Paul Slupecki as senior vice president, head of TOMRA Fresh Food. This follows the reorganization of TOMRA Food in two busine... continue reading »

Verdant Technologies receives IFPA Science & Technology Circle of Excellence Award

The award was presented at this year’s Global Produce & Floral Show in Orlando, Florida. Each year, the IFPA selects one individual or organi... continue reading »

AppHarvest opens indoor salad greens farm with touchless growing system

Sustainable food company AppHarvest Inc. has opened its Berea, Kentucky, 15-acre high-tech indoor salad greens farm featuring a touchless growing syst... continue reading »