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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.

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.

John Pandol talks challenges, opportunities for grape marketers

NEW YORK CITY — John Pandol believes produce grower-shippers are under pressure to make all the right moves. 

Director of trade policy hired by California Table Grape Commission

The Fresno, Calif.-based California Table Grape Commission has hired Jodi Devaurs as director of trade policy.

Classic Harvest adds senior director of sales for deciduous fruit

Paramus, N.J.-based Classic Harvest has added Chris DeSana as senior director of sales for deciduous fruit.

USDA reports grape exports, output rising in Peru

Peru grape exports will increase by 5% in 2019-20, according to a new estimate from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 
Nov 25, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Grapes

Drought dings Chile fruit exports

Chile 2019-20 deciduous fruit exports will dip modestly because of a drought and a decline in planted area, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Sun World licenses grape companies in Chile, Peru

Sun World International LLC, Palm Desert, Calif., has added a Chilean and two Peruvian grape companies to its licensees list.
Nov 20, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Grapes, #Peru, #Chile, #Imports

Drought stressing Chilean fruit growers

Drought conditions in Chile are stressing Chilean fruit producers, according to a new report from Fedefruta, the Federation of Fruit Producers of Chile.

Pacific Trellis starts shipping premium grape line in December

Pacific Trellis Fruit, Los Angeles, has a new line of Dulcinea brand seedless grapes.
Nov 14, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Grapes, #Peru