technology

EXPO PACK Mexico draws record number of participants

EXPO PACK Mexico 2024, held June 4-7 in Mexico City, Mexico, drew a record 20,000 packaging and processing buyers representing more than 40 markets. ... continue reading »

Cold chain science hinges on correct temperatures

For many produce products, the right storage and distribution temperature is critical to maximum shelf life and profits. Packaging that ensures pro... continue reading »

A closeup of peeled tomato

PEF technology aims to revolutionize fruit and vegetable processing

Dutch-German company Pulsemaster has launched a new compact, industrial-scale pulsed electric field (PEF) system that’s designed to treat fruits and... continue reading »

A tractor trailer sits behind a row of containers at the Port of Oakland

Spray solution aims to provide safer travels

A pair of public health crises spurred two transportation industry veterans and startup company co-founders to take action aimed at making the produce... continue reading »

Data management provider appoints VP of foodservice division

Data management provider Syndigo has appointed Kate DiLorenzo as vice president of its foodservice division. DiLorenzo has more than 20 years of indus... continue reading »

ReposiTrak adds 20 produce companies to traceability network

Traceability and regulatory compliance network ReposiTrak has added 20 new produce companies to its ReposiTrak Traceability Network. The network us... continue reading »

FIRA USA to again showcase ag robotics

FIRA USA is returning for a third year to highlight new technology in the global AgRobotics sector.  The third edition of the agricultural robotic... continue reading »

Partnership to explore creating biofertilizers from pineapple residue

A partnership between Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. and a Spanish biotechnological solutions company will explore maximizing pineapple residue using bi... continue reading »

A robotic arm sorting fresh onions

Robots helping to ease labor issues in Vidalia onion sorting

Robotics are involved in a trial helping sort onions on Georgia farms, helping ease labor shortages in time for this year’s Vidalia sweet onion harv... continue reading »

Farmer-focused data resource now available nationwide

All 50 U.S. states now have access to the farmers.gov local dashboard, an online collection of farming data and USDA resources first launched in Iowa ... continue reading »