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AgroFresh to focus on sustainability, food waste at Fruit Logistica

AgroFresh Solutions Inc., which markets SmartFresh and other products to prolong the shelf life of fruits and vegetables, plans to focus on sustainability and curbing food waste at Fruit Logistica.

Year in Produce No. 1 — Trade troubles

While a mid-December “phase one” trade agreement with China lifted spirits and forestalled any escalation in the trade war with China, it
did not immediately remove Chinese tariffs on fresh produce.

Pear Bureau taps into spicy snack trend with video

A new Pear Bureau Northwest video showing the fusion of pears and spicy chips has garnered more than 160,000 views on YouTube.

Drought dings Chile fruit exports

Chile 2019-20 deciduous fruit exports will dip modestly because of a drought and a decline in planted area, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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.

Sampling around the globe set for World Pear Day

With pear sampling events spanning the globe, Pear Bureau Northwest will celebrate World Pear Day on Dec. 8.
Nov 14, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Pears

USA Pears names pear pizza winner

Concluding the pear pizza campaign, USA Pears has named Veronica Callaghan the winner of the #pearpizza contest.

2019 Pear Retailer of the Year is Harris Teeter

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Pear Bureau Northwest named Harris Teeter its 2019 Pear Retailer of the Year at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Unitec celebrates success of the past year at Fresh Summit

Sorting equipment manufacturer Unitec Group has a lot to talk about since exhibiting at the 2018 Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Stemilt’s Promosaurus seeks bigger pear, apple displays

Stemilt Growers is launching Promosaurus, a campaign to help retailers build large apple and pear displays, and celebrating 30 years of organic growing at Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.