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Third Kroger automated fulfillment center coming to Georgia

Kroger has announced that Forest Park, Ga., will be the location of its third automated online order fulfillment center.

H-E-B to pilot delivery service using automated vehicle

H-E-B plans to test later this year delivery by a vehicle with self-driving technology.

JBT and SafeTraces announce global alliance

Chicago-based JBT Corp. and Pleasanton, Calif.-based SafeTraces have formed an alliance to integrate SafeTraces’ DNA-based technologies into JBT’s solutions portfolio for the food industry.

David Nelley joins Apeel Sciences as VP of domestic buyer relations

David Nelley has joined Apeel Sciences as vice president of domestic buyer relations.

Western Growers launches food safety software program

Western Growers has launched the Supply Chain Risk Management Solution, a comprehensive program designed to reduce outbreaks, and some leafy greens grower-shippers are testing the software.

How's your food safety focus?

The Center for Produce Safety recently had its 10th symposium, so this is a timely question: Is your company investing enough time, money and other resources in food safety?

3D camera tech allows CoreTakr to remove lettuce cores

JBT Corp., Chicago, has new equipment that uses 3D technology to remove cores from lettuce heads.

Compac increases service levels in the U.S.

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

Quest addresses humidity in the cold chain

Keeping the cold chain intact for numerous fresh produce items is a key factor in maintaining shelf life, but humidity in cold storage can be a problem.

AgroFresh-Zest Labs link expands reach of food-waste fight

AgroFresh Solutions and Zest Labs have a collaboration, adding Zest Fresh’s ability to calculate and communicate the freshness of produce through the supply chain to the FreshCloud Transit Insights platform.