fresh produce

Where are all the robots?

Over the past several months, the winners of the International Fresh Produce Association Fresh Field Catalyst Accelerator program have been immersing ... continue reading »

Taylor Farms moves toward energy independence

Taylor Farms is completing the installation 2MW of solar power at its facility in San Juan Bautista, California, which will be combined with 6MW of fu... continue reading »

USDA restricts PACA violators in four states from operating in produce industry

The imposed sanctions are on five produce businesses in California, Nevada, Texas and Virginia for failing to meet contractual obligations to sellers ... continue reading »

Fork-to-field

At a time when many processors' bottom lines are stretched thin, global fruit and vegetable processor Greenyard has adopted a new strategy to strength... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety announces 2023 RFPs on food safety research

Included is a list of research priorities developed with industry guidance. We have included research priorities that address questions throughout the... continue reading »

Equitable Food Initiative announces new hires

Equitable Food Initiative, the multistakeholder workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailer... continue reading »

IFPA welcomes new board of directors

The board of directors slate for 2023 will officially begin their term at the end of October after a vote by group members. IFPA’s executive comm... continue reading »

Fresh Del Monte & Mann Packing complete integration

Mann Packing Company has officially completed the final stages of its integration as the vegetable division of Fresh Del Monte Produce, one of the wor... continue reading »

Late harvest for Northwest sweet cherries didn’t hurt supply

Fresh Northwest-grown sweet cherries are still available in produce aisles nationwide, but only for a limited time. As this year's later-than-usual... continue reading »

Berkeley Lights Inc. and Aanika Biosciences identify antimicrobial peptide to increase food safety

Berkeley Lights Inc., a digital cell biology company, and Aanika Biosciences, a biotech startup using edible microbial tags to improve food safety, ha... continue reading »