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Chilean program bets on pollen aid to raise hazelnut productivity

Chile has been unable to reach the hazelnut yields of other countries, prompting a pollen supplementation plan for the industry.
January 14 , 2013

Ocean Spray moves into Chilean cranberry market

With the acquisition of Cran Chile, Ocean Spray will produce 12 million lbs. more of dried cranberries a year.
January 14 , 2013

South Africa: labor unrest hits ag ahead of more public hearings

Demonstrations are once again shaking South Africa's fruit industry and sparking public concern.
January 14 , 2013

Brazil: Minas Gerais has strong year for pineapples, peaches and grapes

Pineapple shipments from Brazil's Minas Gerais state grew 724.5% from January to October 2012.
January 11 , 2013

Peruvian asparagus soon to enter competitive Chinese market

Peruvian asparagus is expected to get the green light to enter China within the next two months.
January 11 , 2013

Chilean fruit exports expected to return to normal in two weeks

The Association of Chilean Fruit Exporters said it is working to return the Valparaíso port to normal soon.
January 11 , 2013

U.S.: California citrus growers brace for freezing temperatures

The San Joaquin Valley expects multiple days of below average temperatures that could send a blow to citrus.
January 11 , 2013

Opinion: greenhouse helps keep U.S. hospital healthy

A U.S. hospital has hired a residental farmer to run an organic greenhouse for health and wellness.
January 11 , 2013

Navigating the Italian retail space

While the Italian retail sector may be resistant to change, consolidated supermarkets are slowly gaining a foothold.
January 10 , 2013

Chile developing cleaner alternative for citrus pest control

A team of researchers in Chile are working to find a new method to fight the Saissetia oleae beetle.
January 10 , 2013