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Five Crowns adds people, facilities to aid berry, asparagus growth

Five Crowns Marketing, Brawley, Calif., is expanding berry and asparagus volumes, and is adding industry veterans and facilities to support the increase.

Peruvian asparagus group elects co-chairmen

Members of the Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association have elected Jay Rodriguez and Walter Yager as co-chairmen of the group.

Sun World licenses grape companies in Chile, Peru

Sun World International LLC, Palm Desert, Calif., has added a Chilean and two Peruvian grape companies to its licensees list.
Nov 20, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Grapes, #Peru, #Chile, #Imports

Apeel adds offices, executives as company goes global

Apeel Sciences, Santa Barbara, Calif., is opening offices in Mexico, the Netherlands and Peru.

Pacific Trellis starts shipping premium grape line in December

Pacific Trellis Fruit, Los Angeles, has a new line of Dulcinea brand seedless grapes.
Nov 14, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Grapes, #Peru

Vanguard establishes Total Quality Management in Peru for grapes

Since Vanguard International expanded production and scope with the purchase of Peru’s Agricola Challapampa in 2016, the company has made investments to ensure a year-round supply from the country.
Oct 23, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Grapes, #Peru, #Imports

Peru finishes U.S. avocado season with gains

Peru finished its avocado shipments to the U.S. with another big year.

Oswaldo Silva joins Square One Farms as VP

Oswaldo Silva is the new vice president and chief procurement officer at Square One Farms LLC, Miramar, Fla.

International blueberry summit set in Peru in 2020

Peru has been chosen to host the 2020 International Blueberry Organization Summit.

Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association distributes category trends

The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association is making available its 2018-19 category trends report on asparagus.