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Naturipe predicts large blueberry crops this year

Naturipe Farms has big plans for blueberries this year, with expectations of the U.S. fresh blueberry market growing an estimated 15% to 20%.

Promising trade gains, U.S. signs phase one trade agreement with China

The phase one trade agreement signed by the U.S. and China Jan. 15 will deliver potential trade gains for U.S. growers of potatoes, blueberries, avocados, and other crops.

Season’s first shipment of Chilean fruit hits West Coast

Twelve days after leaving a Chilean port, the country’s first break bulk fruit shipment has reached the West Coast.

American Grown campaign seeks relief through consumer support

In the wake of trade deals that have left some U.S. produce growers unhappy about an influx of imported fruits and vegetables, the new American Grown campaign is taking its message to consumers instead of lawmakers.

Crystal Valley adds Superior Berries from Georgia

Crystal Valley Foods, Miami will be shipping blueberries grown in Georgia through a partnership with Superior Berries, Fargo, Ga.

Naturipe promotes Jim Roberts to president of sales

Naturipe Farms, Salinas, Calif., has promoted Jim Roberts to president of sales, a new position at the company.

Naturipe rings in Year of the Blueberry

Naturipe Farms, Salinas, Calif., is wishing consumers a Happy Blue Year in 2020, the Year of the Blueberry.

Chilean Fresh Fruit launches “Super Fruit Bowl” campaign

A promotional campaign for Chilean fruit called the “Super Fruit Bowl” is lining up with the National Football League’s Super Bowl.

USDA announces appointments to the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed 13 members and 11 alternate members to serve on the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council.

New survey shows blueberries are No. 1 recommended fruit

A survey of about 200 U.S.-based registered dietitians by the Folsom, Calif.-based U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council reveals that 86% of those polled said they recommend blueberries frequently or always.