IFPA executives discuss food affordability with Canadian prime minister

International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns and Vonnie Estes, IFPA vice president of innovation, attended a Nov. 15 roundtable meeting wit... continue reading »

Del Monte partnership introducing reusable plastic containers for bananas

Fresh Del Monte Produce is partnering with Arena Packaging to introduce Reusable Plastic Containers for bananas, a move the companies say will preserv... continue reading »

Agrology, Braga Fresh recognized for innovation by IFPA

Agrology and Braga Fresh are joint recipients of the annual Science & Technology Circle of Excellence Award presented by the International Fresh P... continue reading »

Survey highlights challenges facing produce industry

A survey from global produce marketplace ProducePay highlights concerns facing industry stakeholders, including pricing volatility. The second annu... continue reading »

Duda Farm Fresh Foods closes in on century of sustainability

When Andrew Duda took his first crop of celery to market in 1926, he probably wasn’t thinking of sustainability goals. But sustainable practices ... continue reading »

New research aims to reduce risk of produce bruising, minimize food waste

A newly funded research project aims to reduce the risk of potato bruising and develop technologies to minimize food waste. Research led by agritec... continue reading »

Packaging trends address sustainability concerns

As sustainability becomes an increasingly prominent concern, industries around the world are striving to adopt eco-conscious practices. Among these... continue reading »

Seed company investing $1.2M to expand SC operations

Mixon Seed Service, a 50-year-old company founded in Orangeburg, S.C., is investing $1.2 million to expand its operations in neighboring Calhoun Count... continue reading »

Melodea introduces coating to promote plastic food packaging recyclability

Melodea, a leading sustainable barrier coatings producer for packaging, has introduced a new product specifically engineered to allow the recyclabilit... continue reading »

GreenSeed Contract Packaging founder is company’s new CEO

GreenSeed Contract Packaging, a sustainable external packaging company serving the food and beverage industry, has a familiar face as its new CEO. ... continue reading »