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Chilean kiwifruit see sales lift with first marketing campaign

More than 19,000 tons of Chilean kiwifruit had been shipped to North America in early August, with supplies expected into October.

USDA seeks comments on assessments for avocados, kiwi, passion fruit

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has requested comments on its pest risk assessments for avocados from Brazil, kiwi from Argentina and passion fruit from Ecuador.

Gold kiwifruit takes off

Kiwifruit operates on a “gold” standard these days, and that’s good for business, marketers of fruit from New Zealand say.

Giumarra’s Hillary Brick retires as senior VP of marketing

Hillary Brick, senior vice president of marketing at the Giumarra Cos., Los Angeles, has retired after more than 26 years at the company.

Millennials Eat — Kiwi!

Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle and The Packer's copy editor and designer Amelia Freidline discuss 2019 Fresh Trends consumer research on kiwi, from how it fares with families to which regions favor the fruit.

Chilean Kiwifruit Committee debuts North American marketing

The Chilean Kiwifruit Committee is kicking off its first marketing campaign for North America, following rising volumes of the Fruit arriving in the U.S. each season.

California Kiwifruit committee seeks board members

The California Kiwifruit Administrative Committee is seeking nominations for growers to serve on its board.

Giumarra Wenatchee’s fourth New Zealand kiwiberry season launches

Washington-based Giumarra Wenatchee launched its fourth season of marketing New Zealand-grown kiwiberries in partnership with Seeka.

Italian SunGolds extend Zespri’s kiwifruit season

As Zespri kiwifruit celebrates a successful consumer campaign, the company is expanding availability of its SunGold variety.

Zespri’s got big plans for PMA Fresh Summit

Zespri has got its sights set on another Best of Show PMA Island Booth award after a winning booth at last year’s expo.