"New varieties are like popular music. What is now classic rock was the vanguard of its epoch," says John Pandol.
Jorge Valenzuela of Fedefruta explains how varietal reconversion will provide worthwhile changes for producers, even in the face of threatening droughts.
Grape expert John Pandol discusses several key areas undergoing rapid change in the global industry, including varieties, value retailing, and the rise of Peru.
A sea change in the nature of the produce industry, Sun World has announced that it will focus its resources on genetics, branding and licensing, while a Sun Pacific affiliate is set to acquire its growing operations.