Raspberries & Blackberries

2020 Caneberry Pricing Survey conducted by universities, NARBA

Researchers at North Carolina State University, in collaboration with the North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association and the University of Arkansas are conducting a survey to learn more about caneberry pricing and retail strategies for... more »

Blackberry stakeholders surveyed about challenges, needs

What does the blackberry industry need? A grant from the USDA Specialty Crops Research Initiative brought together 20 academic researchers and Extension specialists and 18 growers and industry representatives to discuss this question in a... more »

Wish Farms sees domestic blackberry demand outlook improve

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, anticipates a positive shift in demand and pricing as U.S. blackberry production comes online. According to a news release from Wish Farms,... more »

Wish Farms promotes local businesses, donates gift cards

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, recently completed a successful giveback campaign on Instagram by promoting local businesses while simultaneously supporting children in need. According to a news... more »

Strategies for U-pick, on-farm produce sales topic of Minnesota webinar

The University of Minnesota Extension is offering a webinar on May 20 titled "Practical Strategies for U-Picks and On-Farm Produce Sales for COVID-19." This webinar will discuss science-based management strategies to reduce risks associated with... more »

Pairwise, Plant Sciences to bring new varieties of berries to US

Durham, North Carolina-based Pairwise, a food tech company, and Plant Sciences Inc., a breeder and agricultural research company, announced April 15 a collaboration to offer new types of berries for people looking for variety in their produce choices.  According to a news release, teams will... more »

Pandemic charity effort of $4M announced by Driscoll’s

More than $4 million in charitable funds globally for health clinics, food banks, fresh berry donations and other community resources were rolled out by Driscoll's in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are being distributed... more »

Berry People expands to support steady growth 

Berry People, a year-round, full-line shipper of branded organic and conventional strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and avocados has created new positions within its organization, added team members, and moved operations to a larger central California... more »


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