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PLU Codes

PLU or Price Look Up Codes are identification numbers affixed to loose or bulk produce in grocery stores and supermarkets to make check-out and inventory control easier, faster, and more accurate. The 4- or 5-digit number is printed on a label which is affixed to the produce to enable point-of-sale identification and ensure the proper price is captured.

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business profile fairtrade

Business Profile - Fairtrade America

Business profiles are part of an ongoing series in which PMA members share their expertise and experience with other PMA members. In this profile, Fairtrade America discusses overcoming challenges and staying up on current trends.

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Keeping Up With The Pace of ‘Smart’ Farming in Fresh Produce

Keeping Up With The Pace of ‘Smart’ Farming in Fresh Produce

When did farming change? We now have autonomous control systems to patrol our fields, automated pickers and packers, and drones and satellites investigating our soil. Even smartphones are now used to control our equipment. But the evolution of farming using these sensing technologies, software apps, hardware systems, and communications systems could not move the industry forward without our ability to translate data.

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Leveraging Operational Systems: webinar

Webinar: Leveraging Operational Systems

Supply chain transparency is quickly becoming a cost of doing business spurned by millennials' insatiable appetite for information. Social media, smart phones and the Internet of Things have made it possible for companies to share their story and communicate with consumers. Now more than ever, new technology is enabling organizations to communicate within the supply chain.

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Consumers Drive Innovative Global Packaging Trends

Consumers Drive Innovative Global Packaging Trends

Technology is allowing us to develop packaging solutions that are more convenient, sustainable, and holistic. Demands for online purchases are allowing the industry to innovate in ways that did not seem possible a few years ago. New advances in packaging design, as well as in equipment and processing technologies, are creating a greater need for fully integrating communication across marketing, branding and packaging.

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Ed Treacy

Ed Treacy

VP Supply Chain Efficiencies

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Christina D'Allacco

Manager, Science & Technology

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