processing

Pouch bagger modified to gently handle tree fruit

Equipment provider Fox Solutions has added a new feature to its pouch bagger to better serve tree fruit packers. The machine’s “soft fill” feature allows the bagger... more »

Cherry processing options expand in variety

Everything’s coming up cherries in northern lower Michigan. The state produces about 75 percent of the U.S. supply of tart cherries, said Philip J. Korson, president of the Michigan-based Cherry Marketing Institute (CMI), with 50... more »

Measures treat municipal water used in processing plants

It’s no secret that water is a must for produce processing plants. Whether the source is rural or municipal, the water must be filtered and tested to be safe, an issue that has received increased... more »

Global Cold Chain Expo registration now open

Registration is now open for the inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo, created in partnership with the Global Cold Chain Alliance and the United Fresh Produce Association. Hosted at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois June 20-22,... more »

Titan Farms announces sister company in fruit processing

Titan Farms, a peach grower on the east coast, announced its expansion into the fruit and vegetable processing landscape through a new processing facility. The new endeavor comes from uniting their passion for peaches and... more »


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