Stemilt field staff on top of California cherry harvest predictions

Retailers should expect anything but a California cherry season like last year, according to Stemilt Growers.

Global Grape Summit looks at supply, markets around the world

The Global Grape Summit’s debut will cover numerous issues around the supply, demand and marketing table grapes around the world.

Side Delights value-added potatoes offer convenience

Side Delights potato dishes are driving traffic to retail stores, according to Fresh Solutions Network LLC, supplier to the brand.

Jeep giveaway leaves apple fans Jazz’d Up

A Jazz apple promotion with Jeep for a giveaway of a 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and outdoor-themed prizes has received about 300,000 entries.

Ocean Mist asks artichoke consumers to Reach for the Gold

Ocean Mist Farms, Castroville, Calif., is launching Reach for the Gold, its spring artichoke campaign.

USDA hires managers to oversee PACA, COOL

The U.S. Department has named two administrators of the Fair Trade Practices Program, which oversees the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act and country-of-origin labeling.

Harvest Sensations promotes Terri Fletcher in LA

Harvest Sensations LLC has promoted Terri Fletcher to sales director at the company’s Los Angeles office.

Organically Grown Co. moves to a new ownership model

Organically Grown Co., Eugene, Ore., has received a $750,000 loan to help it move to a new ownership structure.

Star Ruby grapefruit returns to Bee Sweet Citrus

Bee Sweet Citrus Sale’s Star Ruby grapefruit is back.

Mexico’s Sonora grape growers encourage promos with large crop

TUBAC, Ariz. — With a projected 25% increase in grape exports from Sonora, Mexico, this season, the message to importers and marketers is: get the word out and promote.