Peaches

Displaying all news posts with:

Peaches

Drought stressing Chilean fruit growers

Drought conditions in Chile are stressing Chilean fruit producers, according to a new report from Fedefruta, the Federation of Fruit Producers of Chile.

USDA declares U.S. free of plum pox virus

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared the U.S. is free of the plum pox virus, which harms stone fruit trees like peaches, and almonds.

California stone fruit companies Gerawan, Wawona merge

California stone fruit companies Gerawan Farming Inc., Fresno, and Wawona Packing Co. LLC, Cutler, have merged.

Titan Farms, Harris Teeter continue Peaches with a Purpose

Titan Farms, Ridge Spring, S.C., and Harris Teeter, Matthews, N.C., have donated 219,000 pounds of peaches to food banks through the Peaches with a Purpose program over the past five years.

Colorado fruit growers forecast good season

Peaches and apples dominate Colorado’s summer fruit deal, and the harvests appeared to be on time this year, grower-shippers said.

What’s On Ad – Cantaloupes, Peaches, Plums

More than 14,000 stores promoted cantaloupes the week ended Aug. 9.

Produce Perspective — Stone Fruit Season Update

Brianna Shales, communications manager for Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers, stopped by The Packer’s offices recently and provided an update on the stone fruit season.

Sun World appoints Marguleas CEO, expands fruit research

David Marguleas is the new CEO of Sun World International, succeeding Merrill Dibble, who takes on a new role at parent company Renewable Resources Group.

Stemilt peach and nectarine harvest underway

Stemilt Growers was in the third week of harvest of Artisan Organics peaches and nectarines in early August and will have supply well into September.

What's On Ad — Peaches, cantaloupes surpass cherries for top spot

Peaches have surpassed cherries as the most popular produce item on ad, with more than 16,700 stores putting the seasonal sweet on ad for the week ended Aug. 2.