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Zespri to market red kiwifruit

The Zespri Board said in a news release the marketer has decided to commercialize a red kiwifruit variety for New Zealand growers.    

Zespri’s New Zealand shipments of SunGold eclipse Zespri Green

The final 2019 shipments of Zespri’s New Zealand kiwifruit crop were heading to Asian markets in December, putting an exclamation point on a season that saw SunGold shipments exceed Zespri Green for the first time.

Trucco offers red kiwifruit from Italy

Make room for red kiwifruit.

Bronx-based Trucco expands with N.J. kiwifruit facility

Bronx, N.Y.-based Trucco has opened its first wholly owned facility dedicated to kiwifruit in Vineland, N.J.

Kiwifruit sales keep on sizzling

Kiwifruit is on trend and retail sales are reflecting that conviction.

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.