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With accommodations, Oregon U-pick farms are opening for business

As berries begin to ripen, many of us anticipate the fresh sweetness of Oregon grown fruit and the opportunity to pick-our-own at local farms. Perhaps this year, even more than most, we are looking forward... more »

Del Monte Fresh announces leadership change for North America

Longtime Del Monte Fresh leader Danny Dumas left the company at the end of May, according to a press release from Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. During more than 20 years with the company,... more »

Memorial Day week drove continued double-digit sales gains for produce

Memorial Day signals the traditional start of the summer grilling season, with meat and produce promotions typically dominating the front page of grocery circulars around the country. This year, however, the tight meat supply created... more »

New York Apple Association earns Gold and Silver Telly Awards

The New York Apple Association’s (NYAA) series of videos featuring New York apple growers and Kelly Springer, registered dietitian for NYAA have won two prestigious Telly awards. The New York Apple Association is pushing the... more »

Jim Allen, former president and CEO of New York Apple Association, retiring

Jim Allen, vice president of marketing for New York Apple Sales, will be retiring on June 26. Allen has been with NYAS since February 2017. According to a news release, Allen has been in the... more »

ITC to track foreign cherry imports at urging of Michigan senators

Democratic U.S. Senators from Michigan Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters announced May 29 the U.S. International Trade Commission will begin tracking foreign imports in order to accurately measure the impact of trade on Michigan’s tart... more »

COVID-19 impact headlines United Fresh’s Q1 2020 FreshFacts on Retail report

United Fresh Produce Association’s Q1 2020 issue of FreshFacts on Retail reports on the beginning weeks of the unprecedented rise in in-home food and beverage consumption triggered by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The report includes... more »

New Zealand’s newest apple variety is a hit with Chinese consumers

New Zealand’s largest organic apple producer cannot keep up with the Chinese demand for New Zealand’s newest apple, Dazzle. According to a news release, Bostock New Zealand owner John Bostock said Dazzle is the best... more »


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