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Mastronardi to showcase Wow berries at United Fresh

Mastronardi Produce is showcasing Wow brand berries at the United Fresh Produce Association’s show.

Naturipe's veteran aid program funds Gary Sinise Foundation

Naturipe Berry Farms is taking to social media to honor veterans through a fundraiser for the Gary Sinise Foundation.

Jet-Ready Precoolers tackle cherry, berry needs

Global Cooling Inc. is marketing its Jet-Ready Precoolers as solution for keeping the cold chain for berries and cherries intact.

California Giants’ Chef Invitational competitors chosen

California Giant Berry Farms has chosen the chefs who will participate in its second-annual Chef Invitational competition.

NJ ag secretary visits strawberry farm for fruit-season launch

The window for ripe-picked Jersey Fresh strawberries has opened, but it’s a small window, said New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher.

China retaliates with tariff hikes on frozen fruits and vegetables

China’s latest round of tariff retaliation hit frozen fruits and vegetables but appeared to spare additional hikes on imported U.S. fresh produce.

New round of tariffs on fruit, vegetables from China

The U.S. slapped 25% tariffs on a number of fruit and vegetable imports from China, from cauliflower to garlic and certain berries.

Strawberry volume builds

California’s strawberry crop seemed to be gradually returning to normal volume this spring after a rainy winter that delayed picking early in the season.

California Giant tests cardboard strawberry clamshells with Markon

It’s apt that as Earth Day (April 22) raised the awareness of sustainable packaging and alternatives to plastic, a trio of companies have been in strawberry fields testing a prototype cardboard clamshell.

Strawberry commission plans promotional programs

The Watsonville-based California Strawberry Commission has a wealth of programs on tap this season to encourage consumers to buy California strawberries.