New fresh produce packing robotics set to enter the trial phase

A Queensland-based start-up company is hoping to step up trials in the coming months on its intelligent robots, which are aimed at improving fresh produce packing operations.
Co-Founder of…
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New coating prevents bacterial cross-contamination in fresh produce

Over the course of their journey from the open fields to the produce displays at grocery stores, fresh vegetables and fruits can sometimes become contaminated by microorganisms. These items…
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Sustainable packaging extends the pomegranate season

StePac L.A., Ltd. have been working on advances in pomegranate packaging since 2003. The company introduces its latest range of sustainable packaging solutions, designed for preserving the…
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Anti-microbial tech for extending shelf-life gets USDA grant

Hazel Technologies Inc., a USDA-supported agricultural technology company delivering new packaging solutions to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and combat food waste, announced it has…
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Packaging fresh produce helps reduce food waste, according to new report

A new report has highlighted the importance of striking a balance between packaging that reduces the environmental impact of food waste, compared to the environmental impacts of that…
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