Raspberries & Blackberries

NA Raspberry & Blackberry Association honors Gina Fernandez

At its annual meeting jan. 10 at the 2019 North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference, held in Savannah, Georgia, the North American Raspberry Association (NARBA) gave its 2019 Distinguished Service Award to Gina Fernandez, Small... more »

California Giant Berry Farms commits to sustainability

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

J. Miles Reiter once again is CEO of Driscoll’s

J. Miles Reiter has reassumed the position of chief executive officer for Driscoll’s, the market leader of fresh berries, as part of planned leadership restructuring announced on Friday. ... more »

California Giant expands raspberry program

California Giant Berry Farms has significantly expanded its raspberry program in Mexico in the last year, providing year-round availability of the raspberries while strengthening its four-berry program for strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries. [caption id="attachment_19189"... more »

Washington Red Raspberry Commission supports WSU

Washington State University is celebrating Washington’s red raspberry growers and processors, represented by the Washington Red Raspberry Commission, for their investment of $1.5 million dollars to create the Endowed Chair in Raspberry Industry Development. Approximately... more »

Processed raspberry industry rejects checkoff program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said Nov. 7 that producers of raspberries for processing and importers of processed raspberries did not approve continuing their national research and promotion program. Industry representatives voted in a... more »

California grower taps talents, resources to find success

Javier Zamora came to the United States from Mexico when he was 20 years old. He lived in the Redondo Beach area near Los Angeles. Most people around him at the time came from different... more »

Nourse Farms doubles greenhouse space in Massachusetts

A new chapter is about to begin for the greenhouses at Five Acre Farm in Northfield, Massachusetts, as its sale to Nourse Farms in Whately has been completed. According to a story in the Greenfield Recorder, Tim and Mary... more »

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