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Walmart explores artificial intelligence with Intelligent Retail Lab

Walmart recently announced a transformation of one of its Neighborhood Market locations into a store with tons of cameras, sensors, data processors and cabling to connect it all.

Crop One Holdings wins indoor farming award

Oakland, Calif.-based vertical farm operator Crop One Holdings won the Best Innovation in Indoor Farming Award at the 2019 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 

Hazel Technologies launches Hazel Cherry product

Chicago-based Hazel Technologies Inc. has launched Hazel Cherry, a new post-harvest technology for fresh cherries.

CHEP partners with Food Banks Canada to fight food waste

Brampton, Ontario-based CHEP Canada has added Food Banks Canada to its network to reduce food waste and get food more efficiently to Canadians experiencing hunger.
Apr 23, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Tech, #Canada

On location — Reporting from the show floor at CPMA

The Packer's editor-in-chief Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss some of their takeaways from the first day of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's annual convention.

CPMA introduces three tools to drive business performance

MONTREAL – The Canadian Produce Marketing Association has announced a trio of new tools to help members reduce food waste, understand consumer perceptions and connect with tech startups.

HLB threat continues in California citrus groves

SALINAS, Calif. — The devastation of Florida’s citrus industry from Huanglongbing (HLB) could become the future for California citrus ­­– or not.

Hurst International touts Versaprint traceability codes

Los Angeles-based Hurst International is touting item-level traceability capabilities of its patented Print on Demand (POD) Versaprint labeling system.

Food companies share biodiverse practices at Food+Tech Connect

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Danielle Gould is excited about biodiversity because you don’t even have to care about sustainability to like it — biodiversity just tastes delicious, she said. 

Manter machines combine into single unit for multiple bag sizes

Netherlands-based Manter International B.V. showcased its new bag placer and semi-automatic bagger at Berlin’s Fruit Logistica recently.