Handling & Distributing


Pause in West Coast port talks

07/08/2014 1:28:27 PM

Dockworkers and management at West Coast ports temporarily extended a union contract through the morning... Read more.

Salmonella prospects vary on blueberries, strawberries

07/08/2014 8:31:23 AM

Salmonella contamination can grow on blueberries – unlike strawberries – when harvested at or near... Read more.

Local produce delivered to California Giant

07/07/2014 3:53:23 PM

California Giant Berry Farms employees have started receiving weekly fresh produce deliveries at the office... Read more.

Limoneira acquires Arizona lemon packer

07/02/2014 2:36:26 PM

Limoneira Co. has acquired Yuma, Ariz.-based Marlin Ranching Co. and its lemon packinghouse operations for... Read more.

Jet precooler helps cut packinghouse cooling costs

07/01/2014 12:19:41 PM

Global Cooling Inc., is touting success of a forced-air cooling system that cuts the time required... Read more.

Exporters brace for West Coast port slowdown

07/01/2014 8:16:44 AM

The possibility of a West Coast port strike is causing headaches for some fresh produce shippers. As... Read more.

Columbine Vineyards opens cold storage

06/25/2014 3:37:26 PM

Columbine Vineyards has opened a 204,200-square-foot cold storage facility in Delano, Calif., with 750,000-box capacity.... Read more.

Produce quality meter introduced

06/25/2014 8:23:08 AM

Felix Instruments is introducing a meter for identifying produce quality. The handheld F-750 meter helps operators... Read more.

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