A new integrated sorting system from Key Technology can increase belt speeds for fresh spinach and other leafy greens by 30% while removing foreign material and wilted product with a false reject rate of less than 1%.
Del Monte Fresh Produce has added a fresh-cut facility to its new Canadian distribution center.
Apio Inc. is targeting demand for convenience and nutrient-dense vegetables with a pair of kits that began shipping Oct. 15: Roasted Yam Salad and Beets & Greens.
Earthbound Farm’s net sales for the third quarter were up 7% compared to 2013, maintaining its 55% market share for organic packaged salads, according to the financial report for its parent company WhiteWave Foods Co.
More than 20,000 people took Earthbound Farm’s Salad Signs personality quiz that was part of the San Juan Bautista, Calif.-based organic grower-shippers’ 30th birthday activities.More Packer Stories for Fresh-cut Vegetables