Fruits

BRANDT touts new plant growth regulator as a ‘game-changer’

Ag products manufacturer BRANDT is introducing a proprietary plant growth regulator, called the BRANDT GlucoPro at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference in Savannah, Georgia this week. This field trial... more »

Craft breweries, orchardists partner to create beverages

King Orchards has grown Montmorency and Balaton tart cherries at the edge of Grand Traverse Bay on the shore of Lake Michigan for more than 30 years. They sell cherry juice to local grocery stores... more »

US fresh apple holdings down from average

U.S. fresh apple holdings in January are down compared to a year ago, as well as compared to the 5-year average, according to the U.S. Apple Association. U.S. Apple recently conducted a survey of storage facilities,... more »

Applewood Fresh Growers launched in Sparta, Michigan

Third-generation Michigan apple grower Scott Swindeman is launching a new venture with Applewood Fresh Growers, a grower, packer, shipper and marketer of Michigan apples. Applewood Fresh Growers is located in Sparta, the state's “powerhouse” area... more »

Riveridge Produce adds Jack Brown Produce’s marketing

Michigan apple growers will be in position to gain additional markets and supply increasing customer consolidations with the blending of the sales divisions of Riveridge Produce Marketing and Jack Brown Produce. The pairing will market... more »

Spotted Lanternfly Preparedness Conference set

The University of Massachusetts Extension has scheduled a "Spotted Lanternfly Conference" for Feb. 7 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Milford, Massachusetts. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., will focus on the spotted... more »

EverCrisp named H-E-B January Apple-of-the-Month

H-E-B, a leading Texas retailer that operates more than 350 stores under the H-E-B name and nine Central Market Banners, has designated EverCrisp as tits January apple-of-the-month. The MAIA-1 apple variety, marketed as EverCrisp, combines... more »

California Giant Berry Farms commits to sustainability

With ever-changing industry trends, food forecasting and technology advancements, there is a topic... more »


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