fresh produce

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 »

Fresh Del Monte moves toward 2030 sustainability goals

As Fresh Del Monte shifts toward becoming an agritech business, it has implemented notable technology solutions and innovative practices across its or... continue reading »

Fresh produce organizations donate to Center for Produce Safety’s food-safety research fund

Almost two dozen organizations from across the fresh produce supply chain have contributed from $100,000 up to $250,000 so far to Center for Produce S... continue reading »