‘Sawyer’ helps raise the bar in robotics

Robots continue to change the way you do business. And automation is expected to be the future of the produce processing industry. Some companies, ... continue reading »

Key Technology introduced enhanced Rotary Sizing and Grading Systems

Key Technology introduced its enhanced Rotary Sizing and Grading Systems, which includes its Sliver Sizer Remover (SSR), Precision Size Grader (PSG) a... continue reading »

Q+A with Rudi Groppe, president and CEO of HMI

There was a lot to see at United Fresh 2015 — Best New Product Award winners, fresh produce and innovative technology — but perhaps the most excit... continue reading »

UC Davis features diverse group of speakers at III International Conference on Fresh-cut Produce

The Postharvest Technology Center at University of California Davis is hosting the September 13-18 III International Conference on Fresh-cut Products:... continue reading »

Every package will tell a story and contribute to a zero-waste world

Fruit and vegetable products are often touted as “value-added,” regardless of the type of container that holds them. We are now entering an era... continue reading »

High-flying drones are helping the agriculture industry soar

Drones are certainly a topic of interest these days. Amazon is exploring the use of drones to make deliveries. Photos are obtained that would otherwis... continue reading »

Industry Update: Where do we stand? Tom Stenzel, president and CEO of the United Fresh Produce Association, touches on hot-button issues from around the pr... continue reading »

Technology eyed as an alternate sterilization method for produce

Ready-to-eat convenience products, like grab-and-go salad mixtures and fresh-cut vegetables and fruit, are a growing market. Fresh products, though, a... continue reading »

Hand-held metal detectors can locate unwanted materials

The Eriez HandyTec Model HH-10 Hand-Held Metal Detector has the ability to pinpoint small pieces of ferrous contamination in shallow layers of nonferr... continue reading »

Predictions for the decade ahead

The final day of the Produce Marketing Association Tech Knowledge conference concluded with what makes these kinds of events so stimulating: predictio... continue reading »