PMMI membership continues to grow

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, continues its sustained growth, adding 27 new companies at its Spring Board of Direct... continue reading »

Trials begin for FDA-approved PURE Control

PURE Bioscience, Inc., creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, has provided an update on the commercialization efforts ... continue reading »

Ethylene storage technique proves good frying color

A group of growers has studied, tested a new storage technique with ethylene gas. Now this technique is well known in potato and onion storage under ... continue reading »

Potato virus threatens french fry industry

The next time you sink your teeth into a hot, crispy french fry, consider the threats that stand between you and this iconic food. Newly emerged virus... continue reading »

CIFI to launch new sweet potato ingredient brands

Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients is launching four new ingredient brands. The new sweet potato ingredients can replace artificial sweeteners and ... continue reading »

Potato processor appeals $213,000 safety violation fine

Washington Potato Co. is appealing a $213,000 fine from the Washington Department of Labor & Industries, the Tri-City Herald reports. The potat... continue reading »

ConAgra Foods expands operations in Washington

ConAgra Foods' Lamb Weston business will expand operations at its facility in Richland, Washington, with the addition of a new french fry processing ... continue reading »

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OSHA fines potato processor $273,000 for safety violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found an Idaho potato processor failed to safeguard employees and was unprepared to respon... continue reading »

US Foods to acquire Freshway Foods

US Foods has agreed to acquire Freshway Foods, a fresh fruit and vegetable processor, repacker and distributor serving customers throughout the easter... continue reading »

DOJ investigating Dole after listeria outbreak

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is conducting its own investigation on a multi-state listeria outbreak linked to a processing facility in Springfield,... continue reading »