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Growers sue C.H. Robinson

A group of growers is suing C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. – the parent company for logistics operations, produce sourcing operations and brands such as Robinson Fresh – for alleged violations of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities... more »

California’s 2019 grape crush down 9%

California crushed about 9% fewer winegrapes than the previous years, according to a preliminary report released by the California field office of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Association on Feb. 10. The 2019 crush totaled... more »

Cherry imports from Brazil, Turkey questioned by senator

U.S. Senator Gary Peters, the Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Feb. 11 called for and investigation into certain cherry imports that may... more »

China halves trade tariffs involving US fruit products

China is cutting in half tariffs on U.S. fruit and other goods imposed in September and December last year, but leaving in place larger tariffs imposed in 2018. The Feb. 6 move by China is... more »

Help shoppers be heart smart with Michigan apples

Michigan Apples can help keep your heart healthy, along with a balanced diet that includes many fruits and vegetables. The Michigan Apple Committee works with expert Shari Steinbach, M.S., R.D. to communicate the health benefits... more »

Naturipe Farms launches FeBLUEary with focus on organic blueberries

Salinas, California-based Naturipe Farms, the a grower and packer of fresh blueberries, is excited to continue celebrating the Year of the Blueberry this February by announcing their third annual FeBLUEary campaign. "When you think of... more »

North American berry producers seek 100% recycle-ready packaging by 2025

In another step to further reduce the produce industry’s environmental impact, major North American fresh berry producers announced their commitment to use 100% recycle-ready packaging by 2025. The California Strawberry Commission, the North American Blueberry... more »

WSU sues Yakima grower over alleged apple patent infringement

Washington State University  (WSU) has filed a lawsuit in federal court against a Yakima grower for allegedly infringing on its patent of an apple. According to a report by Spokane Public Radio station KPBX 91.1, apple in... more »


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