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Aptean purchases LinkFresh

Aptean, Alpharetta, Ga., has acquired LinkFresh, an enterprise resource planning solutions provider used by companies selling fresh produce and other foods.

With celery demand on the rise, Duda expands fresh-cut capacity

Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Oviedo, Fla., is expanding its Oxnard, Calif., cooling and fresh-cut facility, allowing the company to double fresh-cut celery production.

StePac releases sustainability strategy for produce packaging

Fresh packaging company StePac L.A. Ltd., Tefen, Israel, has unveiled a sustainability strategy with four pillars.

Wish Farms app brings Misty the Garden Pixie to life

Wish Farms, Plant City, Fla., has a smartphone app that brings new labels on its berry packs to life with augmented reality.

Sicar Farms completes South Texas facility

Sicar Farms has opened its new Mission, Texas, facility, with cooler capacity of 85,000 square feet, 21 loading docks, and office space.

BrightFarms adds blockchain tech through IBM Food Trust Network

Indoor grower BrightFarms, Irvington, N.Y., is using blockchain technology to trace its products.

Bio-based mesh offers sustainable mesh for packaging

A company that makes mesh using resins from sugarcane is promoting its use as a sustainable option for produce packaging.

AgroFresh Solutions helps foresee bitter pit in Honeycrisp

Philadelphia-based AgroFresh Solutions’ FreshCloud Predictive Screening system has added capabilities to help Honeycrisp apple growers.

Belmark, PerfoTec customize Modified Atmospere Packaging

With an eye on shelf life and its contribution to food waste, flexible packaging company Belmark has partnered with PerfoTec to match the needs of produce with the packaging its shipped in.

iTradeNetwork plans to offer free services in traceability pilot

iTradeNetwork has plans to offer 2,000 perishable food and beverage companies free use of its iTracefresh traceability suite, in what it calls an important leap to industry-wide traceability.