Grape Reporter

North American imports of Chilean grapes to hit 40 million boxes in 2023-24

The sector is looking at a total production of 62,5 million boxes, according to Frutas de Chile’s last industry survey. If realized, this would mean a 4% increase over earlier projections, which put production at 60 million boxes.
May 13 , 2024

Four Star Fruit acquires Columbine Vineyards’ Holiday® grape program

Under the terms of the acquisition, Four Star Fruit has exclusive rights to all brands, trademarks, and DNA associated with the Holiday® variety.
May 09 , 2024

After a year of grape disruption, California expects to bounce back

Last year, production reached 72 million boxes. Kathleen Nave, president of the California Table Grape Commission, said the last time the crop was under 75 million boxes was 1994. 
April 25 , 2024

Sun World targets brand infringement and fraud on TikTok

April 17 , 2024

Canada updates label requirements for table grapes

Canada will require listing sulfur dioxide on food labels in the list of ingredients for fresh table grapes.
April 17 , 2024

Chile: Systems Approach for table grapes vital to compete in US market

Chilean exporters and authorities expected to have the protocol approved for the 2023-24 season, but an issue related with the Free Trade Agreement between Chile and the EU is holding it back.
April 16 , 2024

Table grape prices spike in US after difficult season for Peru

The main destination for Peruvian table grapes was the United States, accounting for 46% of the total share, with a little over 29 million boxes received. 
April 16 , 2024

Peru closes a challenging table grape season

Cyclon Yaku in early March 2023 caused damages estimated at $630 million in the northern region of Peru, with strong winds and rain for weeks which lowered table grape production volumes by 30%. 
April 03 , 2024

Agronometrics in Charts: Chilean table grape season in full swing

The United States is anticipated to absorb approximately 57% of Chilean supplies, equivalent to around 35 million boxes.
March 21 , 2024

Chilean table grape volumes revised down

Despite the head start in Coquimbo, harvests in the Valparaíso, Metropolitan and O’Higgins regions were much later due, in part, to a colder spring.
March 14 , 2024