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Americas: Potential for purple-produce containing products, report

Just 18% of Americans can name more than three types of purple fruits and vegetables, according to consumer research commissioned by Welch’s in 2016. This...

Asia Pacific: University develops bananas high in pro-vitamin A

Research at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has produced a golden-orange fleshed banana that is rich in pro-vitamin A. The decade-long research, led by...

Americas: Sonoco’s berries package wins award

Dole GO Berries!, which utilizes Sonoco’s packaging, was awarded Best New Packaging as part of the Produce Innovation Awards at United Fresh 2017, an...

Europe: Key Technology releases digital sorter for high throughput

Key Technology releases digital sorter Veryx C70 for low- to mid-capacity production lines. The Veryx sorters maximize the accuracy of defect and foreign material...

Americas: FAM releases cutting machines for produce

The FAM Centris 400 hits the market as a centrifugal cutting machine for the fruit, vegetable and potato industry. It is part of the NECST...

Americas: Fabric checks on freshness of fruit

Florida International University (FIU) scientists have created a small strip of coated fabric for consumers to test the freshness of fruit. The research, published in...

Asia Pacific: FSANZ recalls frozen berries

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has alerted consumers to a food recall of a frozen mixed berries product that is potentially linked to...

Asia Pacific: Chinese Millennials favor milk, fruit juice for health

Fruit juices made from ingredients grown in the US are highly appealing to many Chinese Millennial fruit juice drinkers, according to consumer research by...

Americas: Emblème uses cleaning line from Key Technology

Emblème Canneberge has engaged Key Technology for a cranberry cleaning line to remove foreign material (FM) such as sticks, leaves, fines and stones, as...

Europe: Researchers find strawberries inhibit lab-grown breast cancer cells

A study by European and Latin American researchers has shown that strawberry extract can inhibit the spread of laboratory-grown breast cancer cells, even when...