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Multi-state partnership advances sustainability in US wine industry

The largest winegrowing states in the country – California, Oregon, New York and Washington, which produce 95% of U.S. wine – have established educational and certification sustainability programs over the past two decades, furthering the... more »

Pace International adds plant-based organic coating to stone fruit portfolio

Wapato, Washington-based Pace International LLC, a provider of sustainable postharvest solutions and technologies for the fresh produce industry, announced Sept. 9 the introduction of PrimalFresh 60 Organic. PrimaFresh 60 Organic (OR) is the latest advancement... more »

Fall Creek adds Holger Brandt as general manager of Sekoya platform

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc., a global blueberry breeding and nursery company, has announced that Holger Brandt is now the general manager of its Sekoya platform for premium blueberry varieties. Since 2018, Brandt has... more »

Indiana winegrape harvest projected to be fruitful

Indiana winegrape growers began harvesting in late August and will continue through early October. Despite a late freeze at the beginning of the growing season, high winegrape yields are expected across the state. Miranda Purcell,... more »

Macfrut, the International Cherry Symposium to be held in 2022

Macfrut 2022 will be the world capital of cherries thanks to the International Cherry Symposium, to be held from May 2-6.. The event was previewed during a session at Macfrut 2021 opened by Renzo Piraccini,... more »

USApple: Many apple businesses omitted from COVID-19 assistance program

Many U.S. apple businesses won’t qualify for critical COVID-relief assistance that was announced Sept. 9 by USDA, said the U.S. Apple Association. The $700 million Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant program is intended to... more »

Arctic apple marketers report successful ‘tasting event’

Summerland, British Columbia-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits, developer and grower behind the Arctic apple varieties, recently launched a sampling event in the San Francisco Bay area with huge success. Over 12,000 Arctic apple samples were handed... more »

Blueberry state of the industry report now available

The International Blueberry Organization (IBO) is pleased to announce that its 2021 Global State of the Blueberry Industry Report is now available, providing the industry with an essential tool that makes important information available to... more »

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