Global Grape Summit

The calm before the storm: Undersupplied U.S. table grape market braces for Mexican surge in June

"We are preparing to handle one of the most concentrated harvests ever. For both sales and operations, we’ll be sleeping with our combat boots on," says John Pandol of California-based Pandol Bros.
May 20 , 2019

India closes table grape season with EU exports up by a third

Table grape prices in the European market slumped for around six weeks from mid-February through March amid heavy supplies but recovered somewhat from April.
May 17 , 2019

New table grape varieties lifting sales and boosting category in South African market, says Freshmark

Tania Van Der Merwe of Freshmark, the fresh produce procurement arm of leading African food retailer Shoprite, spoke to us ahead of the Global Grape Summit 2019 in June, where she will take part in a session called "Consumer Response to New Varieties".
May 17 , 2019

Peruvian table grape industry growth to be analyzed at Global Grape Summit

Few countries have seen such explosive growth in the table grape industry as Peru, which in 10 years has gone from exporting 8 million boxes to 47 million last season, recently becoming the world’s third-largest exporter.
May 09 , 2019

U.S.: Vanguard expects new grape varieties next season following Peru packhouse upgrade

The company has continued to invest in its Ica packhouse, including moving from single to multiple shifts for the upcoming season to accommodate the increased volume.
May 06 , 2019