Raspberries & Blackberries

Fast Company names Driscoll’s to list of innovators

Berry company Driscoll’s has been named to Fast Company’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024. This year’s list spotlights businesses that are shaping industry and culture through their innovations. Alongside the World's... more »

Naturipe Farms names VP of marketing

Naturipe Farms has hired Ashley Finster as vice president of marketing. Finster is a marketing professional with nearly three decades of management experience, including consulting, and senior marketing roles at various consumer packaged goods and... more »

Raspberry root rot, wilt threaten fruit in wet regions

Raspberry root rot and wilt (RRW) in British Columbia, Canada and the U.S. Pacific Northwest is a common problem faced by growers, with the vigor of plants declining and leading to fruit losses and the... more »

Berry marketer Somerfield Farms adds Brian Deese

Berry marketer Somerfield Farms, Wilmington, North Carolina, has hired Brian Deese as director of procurement and grower relations. Deese has an extensive background in the agricultural industry and brings a wealth of experience to his... more »

New Arkansas blackberry performs late in season

The Arkansas Fruit Breeding Program has released a new late-season blackberry to give growers a premium product after other varieties are done yielding. Commercial scale propagators have licenses and material for sale for the 2024... more »

UCCE Northern San Joaquin Valley offers CropManage workshop

Growers can benefit from an upcoming University of California Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County (UCCE) workshop that provides information on water and nutrient management of tree fruit, vegetables, berries, nuts and other crops. UCCE Northern San Joaquin... more »

Driscoll’s names new president of the Americas

Zespri CEO Dan Mathieson is leaving the produce marketer to become Driscoll’s president of the Americas. Mathieson has been at Zespri for 21 years, including seven as CEO, according to a statement from Zespri. He... more »

Wish Farms owner inducted into Florida strawberry hall of fame

Gary Wishnatzki, owner of Plant City, Florida-based berry grower Wish Farms, has been inducted into the Florida Strawberry Growers Association Hall of Fame. “Gary has been a lifelong supporter of the Florida strawberry industry and... more »

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