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Zespri touts packaging, SunGold kiwifruit

For Zespri International, the Produce Marketing Association’s virtual Fresh Summit has been a great forum to push out merchandising information about the proprietary Zespri SunGold pack, Sarah Deaton said.

Awe Sum Organics offers kiwifruit, Chilean blueberries in winter

Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Awe Sum Organics is offering organic green and gold kiwifruit and organic Chilean blueberries this winter.

California kiwifruit growers voting on marketing order members

The California Kiwifruit Administrative Committee, Sacramento, is conducting grower elections.

Dole and ‘Monsters, Inc.’ seek to make fruits, vegetables familiar

Dole Food Co., is adding recipes and videos, social media content and digital downloads to its summer promotion of unfamiliar fruits and vegetables through Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.” and “Monsters University.”

Homegrown Organic introduces jumbo kiwifruit variety

Homegrown Organic Farms, Porterville, Calif., is adding jumbo organic kiwifruit to its lineup.

Conversations at United — Zespri and Fresh Directions

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand-based Zespri and Miami-based Fresh Directions International shared a booth at the first-ever United Fresh Live! virtual event.

Zespri boosts kiwifruit production through Hazel Tech

Growers with New Zealand kiwifruit marketer Zespri International will be using a new product from Hazel Technologies to improve production.

JASA Sleever provides options for kiwifruit packaging

Jasa Packaging Solutions is promoting its Sleever, which can automatically put a cardboard sleeve around packages, for kiwifruit.

Trucco introduces sustainable 2-pound KiwiStar package

Trucco Inc., Bronx, N.Y., is introducing eco-friendly packaging for KiwiStar brand kiwifruit.

Zespri’s Let Your Taste Wander promotes kiwifruit

Zespri’s kiwifruit season is starting early in May, and messages to consumers are focusing on the nutritional benefit and flavor of the SunGold variety.