Postharvest

AgroFresh expands VitaFresh Botanicals line with organic product

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. has launched VitaFresh Botanicals Life Select, an organic plant-based coating to keep produce fresh longer and reduce food loss and waste. Developed from the carnauba tree palm leaf, the new VitaFresh Botanicals... more »

Inteligistics brings real-time info on field trucks and product

Inteligistics, which has built a suite of smart digital products to monitor and improve efficiency for logistics, supply chain and cold chain management for companies producing and selling perishable products, now brings their technology solutions... more »

USDA program boosts local crops from California’s underserved farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding a program in California that will buy and distribute locally grown, produced and processed food from underserved producers. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the program July 27 during... more »

Nabaco adds produce industry expert to board of directors

Craig Stephen, a senior leader and advisor in the consumer food and produce industry, has joined the board of directors and advisory board for Nabaco® Inc. Nabaco manufactures a revolutionary safe and edible coating that extends... more »

BioSafe adds Alabama, Florida rep

Agricultural biologicals supplier BioSafe Systems LLC added Grant Kees to its Horticulture Division. Kees, who possesses a background in greenhouse production management, sales and irrigation system development, will represent the East Hartford, Connecticut-based BioSafe to... more »

AgroFresh expands SmartFresh InBox in California

AgroFresh announced on July 6 the expansion of its SmartFresh Inbox in California with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s approval for a range of new crops. SmartFresh InBox offers powerful protection in a small,... more »

Specialty crop program offsets $200 million in food safety costs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing specialty crop growers up to $200 million to offset certain expenses incurred to receive food safety certification. The USDA’s new Food Safety Certification for Specialty Crops (FSCSC) program... more »

Consumers turn to recession spending tips to fight inflation

The height, the widespread nature and the continued acceleration of inflation dominated the headlines in May. Whether in the grocery store, at the pump or at the movies, consumers were paying more. “But the focus... more »

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