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Apples now included USDA's Covid-19 assistance program

The U.S. Apple Association is "extremely pleased" with the news that the USDA will be award apple growers a payment rate of $0.05 per pound.
July 10 , 2020

U.S.: Case count passes 500 in bagged salad-linked Cyclospora outbreak

More than 500 people have so far become ill from the U.S. multistate outbreak of Cyclospora that led numerous retailers to recall bagged salad products over recent weeks.
July 10 , 2020

T&G Global launches first "climate-change resistant" apple variety

The New Zealand-headquartered company will commercialize the first new apple variety that is bred to withstand "the world’s hottest and driest of conditions".
July 10 , 2020

New EU phytosanitary import rules had "significant consequences" for industry

New regulations implemented last December for exporters and plant protection organizations have increased the barriers for trade with Europe.
July 10 , 2020

Facing U.S. headwinds, Mexico's berry industry seeks to diversify

In an interview with Forbes, a Mexican berry industry representative outlined problems the sector is facing with labor and antidumping investigations in the U.S., its largest market.
July 09 , 2020

Optimiz launches digital platform to automate fruit traders’ cargo damage claims

Optimiz is the industry's first cargo claims automation platform, built to protect the bottom lines of cargo owners, their insurers and the shipping lines
July 09 , 2020

GrubMarket becomes major supplier of California cherries after acquisitions

GrubMarket today announced it has completed the acquisitions of two wholesale companies with established customer bases across the country.
July 09 , 2020

"First effective treatment" discovered for citrus-greening disease

Scientists at California's University of Riverside (UCR) have found what they describe as "the first substance capable of controlling citrus greening disease".
July 09 , 2020

Europe: Kloosterboer starts construction of Cool Port II in Rotterdam

July 08 , 2020

California almond crop forecast up 18%

Recent disruptions in global trade due to Covid-19 and ongoing trade disputes have caused some short-term challenges with the current crop, but the long-term outlook remains positive.
July 08 , 2020