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Sun World adds licensing support in Chile, Peru

Sun World International LLC has opened an office in Peru to support its fruit licensing in the region.

New grape deal for Divine Flavor

Divine Flavor is eagerly anticipating its new table grape deal out of Jalisco, said Michael DuPuis, quality assurance and public relations coordinator.

Oppy bringing organic Arra 15 grapes from Peru

The Oppenheimer Group will be the first to import the organic green seedless Arra 15 table grape variety into North America.

Grape imports then and now

Look at a visual comparison of U.S. grape imports in 2019, 2010 and 2000, and then the long-term import trends for international suppliers.

Feb 12, 2020 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Grapes

Divine Flavor’s Chilean grape season emphasizes flavor

Divine Flavor, Nogales, Ariz., is wrapping up its Peruvian table grape program and has switched to imports of Chilean grapes.
Feb 10, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Chile, #Peru, #Grapes

Mexican grape Spring Summit set for Tubac resort

The spring summit highlighting the Mexican grape season will be in Tubac, Ariz., again.
Jan 20, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Grapes, #Mexico

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.