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Lettuce, cabbage de-coring robot developed by FTNON

By Melanie Epp | Contributing Writer The adoption of automation and robots in the food processing sector is happening at a rapid pace. This shouldn... continue reading »

Business owner using paper records

Eliminating Challenges via Electronic Record-Keeping

{Sponsored} Paper record audits are slow, unreliable and expensive. Consider the hard costs — time searching for records, labor costs associated wit... continue reading »

New forms of mechanization making their way into produce processing

Technology and innovation have always been key to farming. Lately, advanced robotics has been trickling into the industry and is becoming more of a fa... continue reading »

Yale, Balyo partner for robotic lift truck

The Yale MPE080VG end rider uses “Driven by Balyo” technology to operate as a robotic lift truck. The robotic lift truck independently picks up, ... continue reading »

Infrared technology could streamline food processing tests

Food quality tests that traditionally take hours - or days - to perform in the lab now can be completed in just minutes, without the need to even step... continue reading »

Systems evolve to produce safe processed food

As the market for better-for-you dried produce snacks grows and changes, so does the industry providing the food safety systems and equipment that sup... continue reading »

What labor in a produce processing plant might look like in the decades ahead

The world is moving fast and we are only at the beginning of a new era in technological progression, which is why the produce processing pl... continue reading »

Sample6 launches a CONTROL iOS app for safety testing data

Sample6 announced the launch of a CONTROL iOS application to address the needs of today’s workers and give food companies a way to equip their staff... continue reading »

Study shows that blue LEDs kill foodborne pathogens in fresh-cut food

A group of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) recently discovered that blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) have a strong antibac... continue reading »

Greenhouses inside shipping containers supply stores and restaurants

There’s a pair of shipping containers sitting in a Minneapolis parking lot, but the contents inside aren’t getting ready to travel the country; in... continue reading »