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Little Leaf Farms requires temperature checks, slows expansion

The new coronavirus has motivated precautions such as temperature checks for employees entering facilities and delayed the expansion of Little Leaf Farms, Devens, Mass., 35 miles outside of Boston.

Indoor farming companies rank high on FoodTech 500 list

Indoor farming companies made the inaugural FoodTech 500 list, created to rate and celebrate companies showing a successful trifecta of food, sustainability and technology.

Rich Dachman pushes profit and purpose through foodservice and health

BOSTON — Rich Dachman had two goals at the keynote speech he presented at the New England Produce Council’s 20th anniversary Produce, Floral and Foodservice Expo.

NEPC’s 20th expo draws regional, national and international crowd

BOSTON — Produce professionals from near and far delved into the relationship business at the New England Produce Council’s Produce, Floral and Foodservice Expo, celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Steve Lutz: New products can drive sales, if not volume

BOSTON — The foundations of commodity business are crumbling, Steve Lutz told a packed room at the New England Produce Council’s Produce, Floral and Foodservice Expo in Boston.

Boston-area produce professionals work smarter to survive and thrive

BOSTON — This Northeast U.S. region marked by wealth, smaller independent retailers, ethnic diversity and high-end foodservice keeps adjusting to today’s challenges to feed its people and those beyond its borders.

Tour this Boston-area retailer's produce department

We heard a lot of good things about the nearby Market Basket location while touring the Boston Market Terminal and New England Produce Center — so we stopped by ourselves to check out why it got such high praise.

Career Pathways students to gain insider opportunities at NEPC Expo

Your life could change forever if you’re a college student chosen to attend the New England Produce Council’s Expo Sept. 18-19.

NEPC Expo to emphasize simplicity, floral, personal responsibility

Although regional produce conferences have a broader reach than their namesake areas, there’s something about keeping it local, simple and intimate that appeals to participants.

Morning Kiss Organic to feature expanded offerings at organic show

Chelsea, Mass.-based Morning Kiss Organic — which has expanded its program with organic kiwis and pears, available year-round — will exhibit at the Organic Produce Summit July 10-11 in Monterey, Calif.