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Conversations at United — Justine Chevalier with Mastronardi Produce

Kingsville, Ontario-based Mastronardi Produce highlighted at its United Fresh Live! booth several of its newest products, including its Honey Bombs cherry tomatoes-on-the-vine and its Shazam! and Kaboom! peppers.

Conversations at United — Jeff Madu with Windset Farms

Windset Farms spoke with visitors to its United Fresh Live! booth about its greenhouse-grown Cameo cherry tomatoes-on-the-vine, its Crescendo long peppers, its Fresco Baby Cucumbers and other items.

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.

Conversations at United — Brian Klesmith with RPE

Bancroft, Wis.-based RPE discussed at its United Fresh Live! booth products including the American Blend, which features red, white and blue bite-size potatoes in a 24-ounce bag with an American flag graphic.

New grape varieties enhance retail sales

Table grapes are available year-round, thanks to offshore export programs, but they seem to be associated more with the warm, summer months and outdoor eating occasions.

Conversations at United — Mayda Sotomayor with Seald Sweet

Seald Sweet made a point at its United Fresh Live! booth to emphasize the international aspect of its business, introducing visitors to its growers around the world as part of its video education offerings.

Coachella Valley grapes off to late start

Good-quality table grapes are coming out of California’s Coachella Valley after a “really late” start this season.

Conversations at United — Aaron Acosta with Villita Avocados

Pharr, Texas-based Villita Avocados plans to debut in mid-July a guacamole product line under its We Love Guac label.

California Prune Board OK’d for 5 years, sets priorities

California prune growers recently voiced unanimous support for the California Prune Board at a public hearing.

USDA considers imports of Peruvian raspberries

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is considering allowing imports of fresh raspberries from Peru into the U.S.