North American blueberry growers will have to try new techniques and meet the highest quality standards if they hope to expand to Europe.
Internationally, Europe is an expanding market for blueberries, and North American supplies are growing, but there are hurdles to moving product into those markets.
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America’s top blueberry-producing regions are experiencing very different results in 2018, according to Extension agents and grower associations.
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[caption id="attachment_18225" align="alignright" width="248"] Carolyn Chang, , Director of Berry Programs for Interfresh[/caption]
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Jim Baumgartner, an Oregon-based attorney for 32 years, has joined Lowell, ... more »
Sun Belle, a marketer and shipper of berries, has opened an 82,000 square foot state of the art refrigerated distribution facility in Miami.
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The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC)’s advertising campaign to increase consumer demand for its berries is off to a good start.
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If you’ve been growing berries for more than a couple of years, you’re no doubt aware that good growing and sanitation practices – such as keepi... more »
Summer means bountiful baskets of blue and red berries in fields and home gardens. Blueberries and strawberries are synonymous with backyard barbecues... more »
The blueberry industry’s first year-long consumer advertising campaign is off to a "Positively Bluetiful" start for the Folsom, California-based U.... more »
New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher on July 12 highlighted National Blueberry Month with a visit to Macrie Brothers Blueberry Farm. ... more »
Two new high-chill blueberry varieties, MegasBlue and Titanium, have gained a strong reception from triallists and nurseries upon their launch into Eu... more »
Plant City, Florida-based Wish Farms, the year-round berry marketer, is pleased to announce it has expanded its relationship with Michigan grower, Led... more »