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Ryan Ellis, Idahoan Foods

Idahoan exec says packaged dried potatoes made just like they would be at home

The practice of dehydrating potatoes for later consumption started during World War II as a way to give soldiers in the field a more stable means of f... continue reading »

United Fresh food safety head Jennifer McEntire calls produce industry ‘most cooperative’

Jennifer McEntire is vice president of food safety and technology at United Fresh Produce Association. A food microbiologist by background, she has a... continue reading »

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Naturipe’s Janis McIntosh focused on packaging reduction

Janis McIntosh has been a big part of Naturipe for nearly 15 years, but she recently took on a new role — director of marketing innovation and sus... continue reading »

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Food Processing Innovation Center a ‘leasable factory’ for food producers

By Zeke Jennings | Managing Editor A new facility at Michigan State University offers some unique opportunities for food producers. The Food Pro... continue reading »

Cauliflower pizza company founder Gail Becker inspired by sons with celiac disease

[caption id="attachment_10498" align="alignright" width="300"] CAULIPOWER CEO and founder Gail Becker.[/caption] Two sons with celiac disease conti... continue reading »

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PMA’s Vonnie Estes aims to use technology to help people, planet

Vonnie Estes recently joined the Produce Marketing Association as vice president of technology. Estes has had career rich in developing and encouragin... continue reading »

Produce Processing 7: Ron Carkoski

Produce is a legacy for Ron Carkoski, whose father worked in the industry for 42 years. Today, as CEO of The Four Seasons Family of Companies, Carkosk... continue reading »