Fruits

Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine seeks grower members

Maine's Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) recently called for nominations for two new grower seats on the Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine. A 2019 statutory change to the Commission’s makeup added the positions. With... more »

California Giant hires new CFO

California Giant Berry Farms recently added a new member to its Executive Team, welcoming Sean Martin as Chief Financial Officer to the growing company. Martin will supersede Dan Nicola... more »

International Trade Commission decision on cherry tariffs panned

U.S. senators from Michigan Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow on Jan. 14 strongly criticized the U.S. International Trade Commission's final decision not to institute tariffs against Turkish tart cherry exporters, which have been dumping low-quality... more »

USApple: Total number of apples in storage 15% above last year

U.S. Apple Association has released its January 2020 edition of Market News. This is the second report on the 2019 apple crop. According to the survey, this year’s fresh apple holdings on Jan. 1, 2020, totaled 104.0... more »

Extreme snacking video links Pear Bureau Northwest with consumers

With the fourth annual ongoing efforts to present pears in new and exciting ways and reach new audiences, Pear Bureau Northwest has embraced the current popularity of hot and spicy snack foods by creating a short,... more »

Blueberry open house, trade show planned in North Carolina

Join the North Carolina Blueberry Council and North Carolina State University for the primary educational meeting for blueberry growers in the state and region. The 54th Annual Open House and Trade Show will be held... more »

Blueberries, pears among Amazon’s best-selling delivered groceries

Online sales giant Amazon recently released U.S.-only seasonal and year-end highlights of data from its shoppers in what it said was a record-breaking year and holiday season. Blueberries were among the best-selling items for grocery... more »

Dry Cider January announced by Cider Association

The American Cider Association is launching a month long campaign called Dry Cider January to promote their members’ ciders containing 0 grams of sugar. They will list the ciders on its website and will be promoting them... more »


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