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Ricchiuti family donates packing line to Central California Food Bank

The Ricchiuti family, whose brands include P-R Farms, Clovis, Calif., has donated a packing line to the Central California Food Bank.

RPC tests confirm IFCO’s cleaning, sanitizing process

Testing from an independent laboratory has confirmed that IFCO’s cleaning and sanitation process on reusable plastic containers effectively remove or deactivate pathogens.

Duda Farm Fresh Foods discuss new projects at PMA

Ovieo, Fla.-based Duda Farm Fresh Foods has expanded its Oxnard, Calif., facility.

Unitec celebrates success of the past year at Fresh Summit

Sorting equipment manufacturer Unitec Group has a lot to talk about since exhibiting at the 2018 Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Kroger and Polymer Logistics win reusable packaging award

The Reusable Packaging Association chose The Kroger Co. with reusable packaging supplier Polymer Logistics as the winner of its 2019 Excellence in Reusable Packaging award program. 

Riveridge announced hires, promotions to kick off season

Riveridge Produce Marketing, Sparta, Mich., has made a number of personnel changes in anticipation of the coming apple season, with hires and promotions in sales, production and other areas.

Compac increases service levels in the U.S.

Sorting equipment manufacturer Compac is investing in new facilities and staff in the U.S.

Wiers Farms adds to packinghouse space

Wiers Farms Inc., now a fifth-generation company, added 20,000 square feet of temperature-controlled space to its packinghouse, said Ben Wiers, president of the Willard, Ohio-based company.

The Ultimate Cherry line starts season at Stemilt

Dubbed the Ultimate Cherry line, Stemilt Growers’ massive new high-tech packing line in Wenatchee, Wash., has 32 lanes that use cameras to sort and size the fruit.

Cellresin to bring ripening inhibitor agent to packaging

PISMO BEACH, Calif. — Cellresin Technologies will soon bring the same ripening inhibitor that apples and pears have benefited from for years to dozens of fresh fruits and vegetables.