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Produce Market Guide News

Hass board touts avocados’ nutrition benefits

Mar 25, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #Avocados
The Irvine, Calif.-based Hass Avocado Board has been spreading the word about the nutrition benefits of hass avocados.
Mar 25, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #Avocados

California Avocado Commission's marketing to focus on Western markets

Mar 25, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #Avocados
California avocado growers will focus mainly on California and the West, and marketing programs will be targeted to and customized for those customers.
Mar 25, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #Avocados

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.

Fyffes utilizes water recycling system

Mar 21, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Bananas
Fyffes is reducing water consumption by 80% with a new water recycling system at its banana farm in Costa Rica.
Mar 21, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Bananas

University of Florida offers stone fruit events

Mar 21, 2019 by Amy Sowder #The Packer, #Peaches, #Florida
The University of Florida’s Plant Science Research and Education Unit has scheduled a Stone Fruit Workshop and Field Day.
Mar 21, 2019 by Amy Sowder #The Packer, #Peaches, #Florida

Florida Classic adds white peach

Mar 21, 2019 by Amy Sowder #The Packer, #Florida, #Peaches
Florida Classic Growers is introducing a white-fleshed peach variety in limited quantities this season. 
Mar 21, 2019 by Amy Sowder #The Packer, #Florida, #Peaches

U.S. grape imports and exports both up in 2018

Mar 21, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Grapes
By value, both U.S. imports and exports of grapes were up in 2018.
Mar 21, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Grapes