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Northwest cherry growers say crop’s later, but good

Northwest cherry grower-shippers are expecting to have plenty of product for their June-August market window this year.

Jet-Ready Precoolers tackle cherry, berry needs

Global Cooling Inc. is marketing its Jet-Ready Precoolers as solution for keeping the cold chain for berries and cherries intact.

Chelan Fresh offers new cherry packaging, displays

As the Washington cherry harvest nears, Chelan Fresh has new packaging for its conventional and organic cherries.

CMI joins Stemilt in marketing Skylar Rae cherries

CMI Orchards will join Stemilt Growers as the exclusive marketers of Skylar Rae brand cherries when they become available in mid-June.

Rain slows California cherry harvest

Mid-May rain in California is likely to damage some cherries, but marketers believe there will be plenty of promotion opportunities for all sizes through mid-June.

CMI’s American Dream promo extends to cherries

CMI Orchards, Wenatchee, Wash., is extending the American Dream retail program from apples to cherries.

BC Tree Fruits to consolidate facilities under One Roof

The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative, Kelowna, British Columbia, has purchased 85 acres of land in Kelowna, with plans to build a new facility.

China’s retaliatory tariffs continue to take a toll

Unrelenting trade friction with China will likely cost U.S. fruit growers export sales again in 2019.

Women in Produce — Brianna Shales

With 11 years and counting at Wenatchee, Wash.-based tree fruit marketer Stemilt Growers, it is hard to imagine that Brianna Shales once didn’t know much about agriculture at all.

Stemilt guides retailers with Fast Facts on Cherries

Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers is helping retailers prepare for a long season of cherry sales.