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Homegrown Organic rebrand includes new logo and packaging

Homegrown Organic Farms, Porterville, Calif., has rebranded, with a new logo and packaging design.

Oppy to offer Ocean Spray brand grapes

The Oppenheimer Group will be expanding the Ocean Spray brand to grapes, starting with Mexican grapes in May.

Mexican grape production down but promotable volumes will arrive early

Mexican table grape production is down this year compared with 2019 but promotable volumes will start earlier.
Mar 19, 2020 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Grapes

Sonora Grape Summit postponed, but crop report offered online

The Sonora Spring Summit has been postponed because of coronavirus COVID-19, but the main focus of the program, an outlook of the Mexican grape crop, will be presented online as scheduled.

Sun World adds three to its list of licensed grape marketers

Sun World International, Palm Desert, Calif., has added three companies the list of marketers who can sell its proprietary grape varieties.

Illume adds sales executives, receives OK for Sun World, IFG grapes

A newly-named table grape company with a group of well-known sales executives has received licenses to market Sun World International and International Fruit Genetics varieties.

California table grape growers hear about research, promotions

California table grape grower-shippers recently met to discuss the latest research and trends, along with promotions for the next marketing year.

Sheehan Genetics to open table grape varietal innovation center

Table grape breeder Sheehan Genetics LLC, Fresno, Calif., is building a research and development facility for new varieties for growers in California and the Americas.

U.S. imports of both fruits and vegetables up in 2019, USDA reports

U.S. imports of both fruits and vegetables increased moderately in 2019, new trade figures reveal.

U.S. fresh exports of fruit down, vegetables up in 2019

Exports of U.S. fresh fruits declined by 6% in 2019, while exports of U.S. fresh vegetables increased by 4%.