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Divine Flavor works to extend grape, vegetable seasons

Diviine Flavor, Nogales, Ariz., is focusing on extending the Mexican grape season with fruit from Chile and Peru.

Pacific Trellis’ Jam Grapes back in the market

Pacific Trellis Fruit, Los Angeles, is offering the proprietary Jam Grapes from October through July from Brazil.
Oct 21, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Produce Retail, #PMA, #Grapes, #Brazil

NBA star Danny Green partners with Blanc Vineyards

Two-time NBA World Champion Danny “Green Ranger” Green of the Los Angeles Lakers has partnered with Blanc Vineyards, Delano Farms and Four Star Fruit to encourage children to live healthy lifestyles.

USDA to buy $30 million of U.S. grapes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is buying $30 million of table grapes.
Oct 15, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Grapes, #USDA

California grape estimate lower, but plenty for fall, winter

The California Table Grape Commission has downgraded July projections of the third-largest crop in history to a normal production of 109 million 19-pound boxes.

California grapes featured on menus nationwide

Foodservice operators, including those that service restaurants and healthcare companies, are using California grapes on their menus this fall.

Sweet Carnival grape rides wave of success

This season has been sweet for the Sweet Carnival grape.
Oct 10, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #PMA, #Grapes

Maria Montalvo joins California Table Grape Commission

The California Table Grape Commission has hired Maria Montalvo as its marketing director of retail and foodservice promotion.

HMC Farms’ Harold McClarty receives UC-Davis award

The University of California-Davis, through the College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, is recognizing individuals with the Awards of Distinction, including Harold McClarty, founder of HMC Farms, 

California grapes in storage down from recent years

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s first report on grapes in cold storage this season shows grape holdings at their lowest point in the past four seasons.