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First Florida citrus forecast for 2021-22 predicts continued decline

The initial citrus crop forecast for the 2021-22 season was released Tuesday, which predicted fewer Florida oranges and grapefruits would be picked this citrus season.  
October 13 , 2021

Giddings Berries USA strengthens management team

Giddings Berries USA, the Monterey, CA-based subsidiary of Giddings Fruit, has strengthened its management team as it aggressively grows its presence and support to United States customers.
October 13 , 2021

France bans plastic packaging for fruit and vegetables from 2022, with longer phase-out for berries

However, French fruit sellers federation president Francois Roch said switching to cardboard will be difficult in such a short time.
October 12 , 2021

Avocados From Mexico partners with football legend Drew Brees

The brand is launching its biggest and boldest Big Game promotion with a grand prize of a $100,000 Smart Home Makeover.
October 12 , 2021

Australia: Avocado oversupply drives prices through the floor, forces farmers to let fruit rot

A pair of Australian avocado farmers on the eastern Sunshine Coast say they have no choice but to watch their fruit die on trees as the country's growers battle with a market oversupply.
October 12 , 2021

Agronometrics in Charts: Berry prices lower for most categories in U.S. market

This week we're going to check out what's been happening with volumes and prices of berries in the U.S. market. In general prices are running lower than last year, with the notable exception of blueberries.
October 12 , 2021

Mangos the size of soccer balls are harvested in Colombia

Liliana Garnica Ruíz has the giant mango crops on her farm and the fruit was from organic crops that use a process based on soil improvement.
October 11 , 2021

GEM-Pack & Red Blossom Berries merge to build on strengths

After four years of collaborating on cultivation and sales partnerships, the companies realized their common philosophies and shared production priorities created a productive and powerful team.
October 11 , 2021

The Brazilian Apple Project launches at Fruit Attraction

During the exclusive event at Fruit Attraction, the three apple varieties, Luiza, Venice and Isadora dubbed the '3 Sisters' were presented by Rivoira Giovanni & Figli and available for tasting.
October 11 , 2021

Supply crisis drives Walmart, other retailers to hire own ships

Walmart has begun to charter its own vessels in an effort to beat the global supply chain disruptions that threaten the industry's holiday season.
October 11 , 2021