technology

Ishida marks milestone with release of advanced multiheader weigher

Equipment manufacturer Heat and Control is commemorating a milestone reached by its partner Ishida, a supplier of food weighing and packaging machines... continue reading »

New NanoGuard technology tackles food safety, shelf life

Start-up company NanoGuard Technologies is in the early phases of designing a technology that uses air and electricity to kill molds and pathogens on ... continue reading »

Longtime Nestle executive returning to company as another retires

A longtime Nestle executive is returning to the multinational food and drink processing corporation with the retirement of a 30-year company veteran. ... continue reading »

A man stands with arms crossed and a smile on his face in front of a compact, EV tractor

Electric ride: Monarch Tractor driving the future of ag vehicle technology

The first time Praveen Penmesta ever sat in a driver’s seat, he was behind the wheel of a tractor. Now, the CEO and founder of Monarch Tractor is le... continue reading »

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Convenience, affordability fueling frozen food popularity

A recent survey from the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) reveals that 68% of Americans purchase frozen food products at least weekly, if not mor... continue reading »

Packaging company adapa wins award for recyclable shrink bag

Flexible packaging solutions provider adapa Group has received a WorldStar Packaging 2023 award for its recyclable shrink bag. The VACUshrink MEX ... continue reading »

IFPA warns cuts to bill could harm growers

The International Fresh Produce Association is expressing disappointment in the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture’s passage of a fund... continue reading »

Researchers seek grower input on CEA trends

University of California researchers are seeking grower input on emerging controlled environment agriculture (CEA) trends through a survey. ... continue reading »

Report: Labor shortages driving annual $500K spending on automation

Growers now spend an average of $500,000 a year on automation, according to a Specialty Crop Automation Report released and commissioned by Western Gr... continue reading »

Atlas Copco’s new vacuum pump series offers industrial advantages

Industrial equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco has developed a new DVS vacuum pump series that guarantees emission-free, quiet operation. The oil-fr... continue reading »