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GV leads $90 million investment in Bowery Farming

With a $90-million investment, Bowery Farming plans to build large-scale indoor farms in cities across the country.

BBC Technologies debuts packing line equipment for small fruit

BBC Technologies, a segment of Tomra Food, has expanded its CURO system to focus on packing fruits under 40 millimeters (about 1.5 inches).

Sunrise Fresh doubles cooler space at Mississippi facility

Sunrise Fresh Produce, Jackson, Miss., has doubled its cooler space to 66,000 square feet at its headquarters.

Hazel Technologies apricot product fares well in UC Davis trial

University of California-Davis researchers tested a Hazel Technologies product designed to slow the ripening of apricots and found it improved the shelf life of the fruit.

Tomra expands in China

Belgium-based Tomra is increasing its investment in China.

Indoor leafy greens growers: Keep us outside FDA warnings

Indoor growers say their romaine should have been excluded from the FDA’s temporary blanket ban — although they agree consumer safety should always come first.

Fresh produce’s future is in augmented reality

Augmented reality, or AR, has seen a meteoric rise in application for dozens of industries.
Nov 02, 2018 by Jeff Ridgeway #Opinion, #Produce Tech

Researchers create new crop from wild tomato

Researchers from Brazil, the U.S. and Germany have created a new crop from a wild plant within a single generation using CRISPR-Cas9, a modern genome editing process.

This Burro wowed a panel of tech investors

A Burro walked away from the Western Growers’ AgSharks competition with a $250,000 equity investment offer.