Pears

Pear Bureau Northwest celebrates national nutrition months

Throughout the months of February and March, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) will be focusing promotional efforts on the importance of maintaining a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle.The efforts will take a multi-channel approach through retailer... more »

Jet Harvest Solutions hires Pacific Northwest sales rep

Florida-based ag products company Jet Harvest Solutions has expanded its sales team with the hiring of Matthew Ohl in the Pacific Northwest. Ohl will operate out... more »

Washington State Tree Fruit Association plans annual meeting, expo

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) will host the 113th Annual Meeting and NW Hort Expo at the Three Rivers Convention Center Dec. 4-6 in Yakima, Washington. The three-day event serves as a forum... more »

Rainier Fruit launches ‘Wholesome Heroes’ campaign

Rainier Fruit has launched a new program, Wholesome Heroes, to celebrate individuals who embody the company’s “Wholesome to the Core” marketing campaign. As a leading grower of healthy, wholesome fruit, Rainier partners with organizations and... more »

$600K given for longer shelf life research

Hazel Technologies will continue its research into developing new shelf-life extension technologies for fresh produce after receiving a second round of federal funding. The Chicago-based company will receive a second phase of funding from the USDA... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest salutes Sprouts Farmers’ Markets

Pear Bureau Northwest is excited to present the award for 2017 Pear Retailer of the Year to Sprouts Farmers Markets Produce Warehouse. The award, which will be presented on the show floor of the 2017... more »

Optimize preharvest sprays for managing postharvest diseases

For most postharvest diseases of apple and pear, infections are initiated in the orchard at different times during the growing season. As the harvest season is approaching for some early cultivars, it is time to... more »

Phytelligence secures $6.95 million in new funding

Seattle-based Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company,  announced July 5 the first closing of $6.95 million dollars of a total potential $16 million dollar Series B funding round. The first closing was led by Cowles Company,... more »


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