Food Movers: Rolling Refrigerators

Food Movers: Rolling Refrigerators

Originally, “reefer” was nautical shorthand, referring either to the midshipmen typically responsible for trimming or reefing the sail, or to the thick, double-breasted coat worn by sailors. Today, it is old-fashioned slang for what my dictionary describes, even more...
Feeding Smart Cities

Feeding Smart Cities

With more and more talk about tech-powered smart cities, what are we doing to ensure innovative food logistics are part of the conversation? When William McKinley became president in 1897, he enacted protectionist legislation and began what could be called a “buy...
Seafood Traceability Nets New Benefits

Seafood Traceability Nets New Benefits

Combatting “fish fraud” and ensuring sound fishing practices are two reasons net-to-plate tracking is on the rise. But high-tech tracing satisfies consumers’ curiosity, too. Does it matter if your sashimi is not the fish it purports to be — or that your salmon was...