Shelf life

Kimberton Whole Foods Increases Sales by 42 Percent with Shelf Engine AI

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Kimberton Whole Foods has always actively worked to reduce its environmental footprint, but now with Shelf Engine, the company has identified a way to positively impact the planet and also its bottom line.

Key Points: 
  • Kimberton Whole Foods has always actively worked to reduce its environmental footprint, but now with Shelf Engine, the company has identified a way to positively impact the planet and also its bottom line.
  • "Not only has Shelf Engine had an incredible impact on our sales, but these benefits have extended far beyond our shelves," said Robin Brett, Director of Purchasing, Kimberton Whole Foods.
  • Beyond strengthening the customer experience, Shelf Engine offers Kimberton Whole Foods reduced risk and guaranteed upside by buying back any products that don't sell.
  • Using machine learning, Shelf Engine provides grocers with accurate demand forecasts for highly perishable foods, eliminating loss of inventory and out-of-stocks.

iTradeNetwork Signs 3-Year Agreement with United Food Service Operators (UFSO)

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 2:23pm

DUBLIN, Calif., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- iTradeNetwork, the global provider of supply chain management solutions for the perishable food industry, announced today a new customer agreement with United Food Service Operators , LLC (UFSO), headquartered in Watertown, New York.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Calif., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- iTradeNetwork, the global provider of supply chain management solutions for the perishable food industry, announced today a new customer agreement with United Food Service Operators , LLC (UFSO), headquartered in Watertown, New York.
  • Working in close collaboration with Performance Food Group, UFSO's expansion will include the midwestern United States later this year.
  • iTradeNetwork, Inc. is the leading global provider of supply chain management solutions for the food and beverage industry, with more than 8,000 active customers.
  • The platform also provides one-stop-shopping for freight, food traceability, fresh inspection and Walmart SQEP compliance, which creates efficiencies for buyers and sellers alike.

PharmaCyte Biotech Successfully Completes 1 Year Stability Study

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

The study will continue in order to determine the maximum shelf life of the CypCaps product.

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  • The study will continue in order to determine the maximum shelf life of the CypCaps product.
  • As reported previously, the ongoing stability study is designed to determine the shelf life of the Cell-in-a-Box encapsulated cell product, CypCaps, stored frozen at -80oC.
  • PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. is a biotechnology company developing cellular therapies for cancer and diabetes based upon a proprietary cellulose-based live cell encapsulation technology known as Cell-in-a-Box.
  • More information about PharmaCyte Biotech can be found at www.PharmaCyte.com .

FSIS Recall Release 008-2021 - Failure to Present

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:36am

The product cans are labeled with various Best Before dates and the product cases are labeled with various shipping marks.

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  • The product cans are labeled with various Best Before dates and the product cases are labeled with various shipping marks.
  • The products subject to recall bear Australia Inspected number 39 and were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
  • The problem was discovered after FSIS received a tip from an industry representative indicating that corned beef product received from Milky Way did not undergo FSIS import reinspection.
  • FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Harpak-ULMA Bolsters Case-Ready Packaging Program

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:16pm

Customers seeking to pivot their packaging strategy in response to market changes benefit from more flexible packaging solutions.

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  • Customers seeking to pivot their packaging strategy in response to market changes benefit from more flexible packaging solutions.
  • Case-ready packaging minimizes handling and maximizes fresh foods shelf life by enabling modified atmosphere, vacuum, and active or intelligent packaging techniques.
  • In addition to offering ULMA primary packaging system and comprehensive automation solutions, Harpak-ULMA is the exclusive North American distributor of G. Mondini tray sealers, and RAMA secondary packaging machinery.
  • Harpak-ULMA joined the Rockwell Automation Partner Network in 2018 as part of its initiative to build and deploy smart, connected packaging solutions.

AgroFresh Announces Launch of Plant-Based Coatings Under VitaFresh™ Botanicals Brand: For Fresh Produce Protection, Shelf LIfe Extension and Food Loss/Waste Reduction

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

This launch represents another step forward inAgroFreshsdecades-long commitment to providing the most innovative solutions to extend produce shelf life, reduce foodloss/foodwaste and deliver superior eating experiences to consumers.

Key Points: 
  • This launch represents another step forward inAgroFreshsdecades-long commitment to providing the most innovative solutions to extend produce shelf life, reduce foodloss/foodwaste and deliver superior eating experiences to consumers.
  • Further, because VitaFresh Botanicals are edible coatings, they can be used on crops where the skin is eaten, including in the European Union.
  • With VitaFresh Botanicals, AgroFresh offers Natural-Powered Life Extension for Fruit, creating new opportunities for retailers and helping to influence consumers enjoyment of fresh, tasty produce.
  • AgroFresh supports growers, packers and retailers with solutions across the food supply chain to enhance the quality and extend the shelf life of fresh produce.

House-Autry Mills Announces an Expanded Voluntary Recall of House-Autry Tartar Sauce Due to Spoilage

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 2:09pm

Several factors cause food spoilage, making items unsuitable for consumption.

Key Points: 
  • Several factors cause food spoilage, making items unsuitable for consumption.
  • Light, oxygen, heat, humidity, temperature, and spoilage bacteria can all affect both safety and quality of perishable foods.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210211005561/en/
    Independent laboratory tests showed that there were no pathogenic organisms present in the samples.
  • The following products are affected by the recall:
    Product Name: House-Autry Tartar Sauce 9 oz.

Pairwise Raises $90 Million to Bring New Varieties of Fruits and Vegetables to Market

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 2:35pm

As a leading mission-driven food tech company, Pairwise is using its cutting-edge technology to break down barriers to increase consumption of fresh produce.

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  • As a leading mission-driven food tech company, Pairwise is using its cutting-edge technology to break down barriers to increase consumption of fresh produce.
  • Today, only 10% of Americans eat the recommended daily allowance of fruits and vegetables, according to the CDC .
  • To address challenges with inconsistent flavor, seeds, shelf life, year-round availability, and snackability, Pairwise will bring to the produce aisle new varieties of nutritious fruits and vegetables that consumers will love to eat, and will help to minimize waste.
  • We will give consumers new options that make healthy eating easier and more exciting, said Pairwise CEO Tom Adams.

House-Autry Mills Announces Voluntary Recall of House-Autry Tartar Sauce Due to Spoilage

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 9:36pm

House-Autry Tartar Sauce (60013) with the following Best By dates: BB 08182021, BB 08232021, BB 09162021, BB 09172021, BB 09182021 and BB 09212021 as a precaution, due to the companys co-manufacturer's verification of spoilage associated with the product.

Key Points: 
  • House-Autry Tartar Sauce (60013) with the following Best By dates: BB 08182021, BB 08232021, BB 09162021, BB 09172021, BB 09182021 and BB 09212021 as a precaution, due to the companys co-manufacturer's verification of spoilage associated with the product.
  • Several factors cause food spoilage, making items unsuitable for consumption.
  • Light, oxygen, heat, humidity, temperature and spoilage bacteria can all affect both safety and quality of perishable foods.
  • The following products are affected by the recall:
    Product Name: House-Autry Tartar Sauce 9 oz.

New Perishable Goods Sea Transportation Market Research 2021-2025 | Market Impact Analysis for the New Normal | Technavio

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:00pm

The new perishable goods sea transportation market research from Technavio indicates negative growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.

Key Points: 
  • The new perishable goods sea transportation market research from Technavio indicates negative growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210119005815/en/
    Technavio has announced the latest market research report Global Perishable Goods Sea Transportation Market 2021-2025 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Get detailed insights on the COVID-19 pandemic crisis and recovery analysis of the perishable goods sea transportation market.
  • As the markets recover, Technavio expects the perishable goods sea transportation market size to grow by USD 2.38 billion during the period 2021-2025.
  • The change in dietary and food consumption patterns of people will facilitate the perishable goods sea transportation market growth in APAC over the forecast period.