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Salix Fruits begins shipping Argentine lemons

Salix Fruits, Atlanta, expects to import about 450,000 40-pound boxes of lemons into the U.S. through August.

Argentine pear program starts with bartletts on both coasts

Awe Sum Organics, Santa Cruz, Calif., started its pear program in Argentina in mid-February, with arrivals of bartletts on both coasts.

Chris Ford joins Viva Tierra Organic

Chris Ford is the new business development and marketing manager at Viva Tierra Organic in Mount Vernon, Wash., in the Skagit Valley.

Latin America to see continued fresh produce growth

More growth opportunities are dead ahead for Latin American fruit and vegetable growers, according to a new 326-page report.

LGS Specialty Sales lemons from Argentina arriving

Importer LGS Specialty Sales Ltd., New Rochelle, N.Y., anticipates a “solid” 2019 Argentinian lemon season.

Argentina’s fruit exports dip as economy sags

Planting area and exports continue to fall for Argentina apple and pear producers, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.