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Global Coalition of Fresh Produce first economic sustainability webinar

Over 200 commercial operators, industry representatives, national and international officials, and academics registered for the webinar from countries including Canada, Ecuador, Italy, Uganda, and New Zealand.
September 22 , 2023

dVida: Fresh products from Ecuador growing in the U.S. market

Founded by Ecuadorian agribusiness families, dVida, based in the heart of Houston, TX, has more than 30 years of experience in the agricultural industry. 
September 22 , 2023

Hurricane Idalia: Florida agricultural losses top $78M

Latest estimate, released Sept. 21 by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), indicates damage to Florida ag may go as high as $370.9 million.
September 22 , 2023

European Kissabel apple production up 40%

European production of Kissabel apples will rise by 40%, with a crop of 3,500 tons, for this fruit with a colored flesh ranging from pink to intense red shades.
September 22 , 2023

Lower Peruvian asparagus volumes for the U.S.

The USDA statistics report that of total imported quantities for 2022, the U.S. imported a decreased volume of 13% year over year.
September 21 , 2023

South African avocados entering Chinese market

Derek Donkin, CEO of Subtrop tells that the country is hoping for the first shipments to go to China later this year.
September 21 , 2023

Agronometrics: Mexico among top 3 producers of avocado, blackberry, raspberry and asparagus

This year Mexico is the world's leading producer of avocado and blackberry, it stands second in the production of green chile, lemon and raspberry and holds the third spot in the production of asparagus, guava and mango.
September 21 , 2023

AeroFarms emerges from bankruptcy

AeroFarms, Inc., based in Danville, VA, announced on Sept. 18 the successful completion of its restructuring process and the exit of its business from Chapter 11.
September 21 , 2023

Pacific Trellis Fruit expands premium stone fruit lineup

The company is gearing up for the new high-flavor arrivals from Chile with donut peaches available in mid-December and nectarines beginning in January.
September 21 , 2023

Starr Ranch Growers and CMI Orchards partner

This strategic move marks a momentous milestone in the fresh produce world, forging a powerhouse of innovation, quality, and building on CMI’s commitment to leading the industry with the largest selection of core, organic and specialty apples, pears and cherries under one roof.
September 20 , 2023