Pacific Northwest

CMI Orchards sees strong sales of branded apples, including Envy and Jazz

Wenatchee, Washington-based CMI Orchards recently announced strong branded apple sales growth for several of its brands. According to a news release, Jazz apples have jumped into the second position for branded apple sales across the... more »

Washington Wine reports smaller harvest, good quality in 2020

Washington’s winegrape crop may have been smaller in 2020, but according to farmers and winemakers – quality is high. The Washington State Wine Commission’s annual Grape Production Report, compiled with information provided by all Washington... more »

Washington Apple Commission re-appoints five board members

The Washington Apple Commission welcomes the recent re-election of five commissioners to the board of directors. The commissioners, who were elected for a three-year term, are: Cass Gebbers – Grower Position 2, District 1 Bob... more »

CMI Orchards releases Flavogram, a ‘new way of experiencing apples’

Wenatchee, Washington-based CMI Orchards has released a new program, Flavogram, to help consumers compare apples to apples. Flavogram is a tasting guide that describes the flavor journey of each apple from the first bite to... more »

WSU minority and under-represented students in viticulture, enology get boost

A three-way partnership between Woodinville Wine Country, Chateau Ste. Michelle, and DeLille Cellars will aim to recruit students from diverse backgrounds for WSU’s wine science program. As racial justice protests erupted across the country last... more »

Northwest Farm Credit Services donates $2M to support WSU research, students

Students, bees, wine and multiple agricultural research and outreach programs will benefit from a recent $2 million donation by Northwest Farm Credit Services to Washington State University. “From its very founding, WSU has stood side-by-side... more »

Okanagan Specialty Fruits announces staff promotions for 2021

Summerland, British Columbia-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits, developer and grower behind the Arctic apple, announced March 8 a line of staff changes and promotions in 2021 at the VP and manager level. Jenn Armen - VP of... more »

Bryan Sakuma gets blueberry honor for Export and Global Community Relations

During the 2020 North American Blueberry Council/U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Virtual Conference & Expo, USHBC honored 11 pioneers whose work has helped the blueberry industry grow and flourish over the last two decades. One of... more »

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