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California Table Grape Commission promotes Karen Hearn

The California Table Grape Commission, Fresno, has promoted Karen Hearn to vice president of domestic marketing.

Leveraging opportunity for fresh fruits and vegetables

Time to strike while the iron is hot for strawberries, grapes, watermelons and more.

Marketscope — Fruit f.o.b.s as of June 1

This information, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service, shows week-by-week shipments and f.o.b.s for commodities from shipments for the fresh market.

United puts spotlight on snacking in new FreshFacts report

Fruits that can be eaten out of hand continue to reign in the realm of produce snacking, according to the newest FreshFacts on Retail report from the United Fresh Produce Association.

Pretty Lady Vineyards offers new package options

New package options are on tap for McFarland, Calif.-based Pretty Lady Vineyards.

Looking ahead to grapes — Pricing and availability information

Opportunities to push grape sales are best in the summer and fall. Because varieties are often finishing as others are starting, there are frequent opportunities with lower-cost fruit on the varieties that are finishing.
May 18, 2020 by Mike Mauti #Newsflash, #Grapes, #Newsflash

Grape expectations — Suppliers talk varieties, packaging, season

The Mexican grape season has been ramping up and the number of available varieties keeps on growing, even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold in the U.S.

New foodservice report covers how operators are adapting amid COVID-19

The newest Fresh Insights for Foodservice report features baby lettuces, acorn squash, grapes and more, plus a section on how foodservice operators have been adapting their business models in light of COVID-19.

Oppy tests Hazel shelf-life technology on South American grapes

The Oppenheimer Group has concluded a grape quality trial using Hazel Technologies shelf-life extending sachets in pallets of imported of South Africa red seedless grapes.

Anthony Johnson joins Hronis Inc. in sales

Anthony Johnson has joined Hronis Inc., Delano, Calif., as a domestic sales associate.