Marketing

Bilingual Quinn Farm draws 100K visitors a year

Last year, the farm attracted more than 100,000 visitors – a number that’s more impressive given the fact that the farm market doesn’t advertise.

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Farm markets report prices, strategy

For as long as growers have been selling their crops at market, they’ve stretched their necks to look at what the other folks charge.

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Cherry Marketing Institute gets MSU Key Partner Award

The Cherry Marketing Institute (CMI) received the 2018 Key Partner Award from Michigan State University (MSU) Extension on Oct. 16 at the organization... more »

Rutgers joins growers to promote New Jersey wineries

Rutgers Cooperative Extension is helping New Jersey farmers thrive by revealing the uniqueness of their wines through science. Rutgers faculty and sta... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest cites Jewel-Osco as top retailer

Pear Bureau Northwest is excited to present the award for 2018 Pear Retailer of the Year to Jewel-Osco. The award, which was presented on the show fl... more »

Story outlines Michigan cherry industry’s concern over Turkish imports

A small industry that helps attract hundreds of thousands of visitors to northern Michigan could be at risk. According to an Oct. 22 story published ... more »

UC Davis picks Global Plant Genetics for strawberry licensing

The University of California has entered into a master agreement with Global Plant Genetics, Ltd., (GPG) based in Norfolk, England, for the sublicensi... more »

Kissabel, the ‘Red Inside’ apple makes debut at Fruit Attraction

For the first time Kissabel, the new range of apples with colored flesh – from pink to intense red – will have its own showcase at Fruit Attractio... more »

Dole launches refreshed brand

Westlake Village, California-based Dole Food Co. launched Oct. 15 a refreshed logo and brand identity for the iconic 160-year old produce company. ... more »

Starr Ranch Growers showcases Juici apple

With a fresh, bold look and exciting new direction, it’s only natural that Wenatchee, Washington-based Starr Ranch Growers would shine its PMA Fresh... more »

Canada ‘yet to realize’ fruit export potential in Europe

Canada has huge opportunities for fruit exports to Europe that are being left unrealized, despite the opening up of trade between EU countries and the... more »

Apple Annie’s ‘best place in the world to eat apple pie’

Lonely Planet, an international travel guidebook publisher, has recognized Apple Annie's as the best place to eat apple pie in the world. The four-gen... more »


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