packaging

Fresh Focus: Getting Americans to Think Produce

As I was strolling through the grocery store after Halloween, I noticed a lot of baking ingredients stacked in the center aisle for attention. Apparen... continue reading »

Showcase: Product Shelf Life Extension

New Retail Containers for Fresh-cut Fruit and Vegetables – Technology Delivers 10- to 14-Day Shelf Life
A new line of retail packaging ... continue reading »

Readers Respond

As we continue to try to improve Fresh Cut, I’m always looking for reader comments – and many of you have responded to my requests with e-ma... continue reading »

Convenience Stores Offer Promising Market for Fresh-Cut Produce

Seventy-eight percent of consumers are buying fresh-cut produce from their supermarkets, according to a survey by the Produce Marketing Association (P... continue reading »

Package design and cold chain management go hand in hand

Fresh-cut produce is the fastest growing segment of the produce industry, and customers are looking for convenience, freshness, quality and safety whe... continue reading »

Club Chef Expands into New Facility: New 210,000-square-foot Processing Facility Opens Its Doors

Club Chef LLC recently announced the opening of its new world-class, 210,000-square-foot fresh-cut processing facility in Covington, Ky., just across ... continue reading »

Pride of San Juan Partners with Emeril to Enter Retail Market

Pride of San Juan hasn’t always been in the retail business. In fact, only 20 percent of the company’s business takes place in the aisles of... continue reading »

Processor Looks To Capitalize on Demographic Trends With Innovation

A demographic shift and emerging consumer trends are playing big roles in the continued growth of the fresh-cut produce industry, according to at leas... continue reading »

Potato supplier is invaluable to retail giant

As Tesco prepares to invade California with convenience stores, the company’s leading supplier of potato products is developing new strategies to... continue reading »

Harvest FreshCuts Pioneers Fresh-cut ‘Down Under’

“Find a point of difference that delivers a consumer benefit; build a robust supply chain; define convenience as ease of decision making at the p... continue reading »