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"The ramifications of these current issues are going to last years": Q&A with Vanguard Direct President on grape business

The Grape Reporter recently caught up with Dirk Winkelmann, President at Vanguard Direct, one of the world's leading grape suppliers, to hear some of his thoughts on where the industry is heading, the 2021-22 season, and the significant disruption that lies ahead.

calendar_today September 28 , 2021
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I’ve planted the new grape varieties. Now what?

"New varieties are like popular music. What is now classic rock was the vanguard of its epoch," says John Pandol.

calendar_today September 28 , 2021
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State of the Grape Market - September, 2021

Decofrut presents the State of the Market for table grapes during September, looking at supply, demand and pricing for three markets - the U.S., Europe and China.

calendar_today September 28 , 2021
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Oppy boosts technology focus in California grape category

Numerous technological solutions have been making headway in Oppy’s California grape vineyards with three of its latest innovation partners. 

calendar_today September 09 , 2021
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Peruvian table grape exports set to surpass 60 million boxes for first time

The Peruvian table grape industry is forecast to export a record volume of fruit in the upcoming season, with the first estimate pegging shipments at 62.5 million boxes.

calendar_today September 07 , 2021
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Chilean table grape industry pushes for systems approach for exports to U.S. this season

Industry members are working together for system approach protocols to be allowed for shipments of the fruit into the U.S. this season.

calendar_today August 24 , 2021
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Analysis: Old Southern Hemisphere table grape varieties get left behind while new ones dominate

Southern Hemisphere table grape varieties have expanded over the last ten years and are expected to continue to grow in popularity, leaving the older varieties behind.

calendar_today July 23 , 2021
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U.S. table grape production on track, pricing could change

John Pandol told FreshFruitPortal he will be watching retail pricing and whether this inflationary period will eliminate the US$0.99/pound ad from merchandising plans.

calendar_today July 16 , 2021
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Naturipe announces 'abundant production' of Muscadine Vine Drop grapes

Native to the Southeast, the original Muscadine is a unique grape that is crisp, sweet, tart and packed with nutrients, Naturipe says.

calendar_today July 02 , 2021
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Global grape trade volume to hit record in 2020-21 as industry clears "multiple hurdles"

In addition, if forecasts are realized, this year could also mark the first time Peru surpasses Chile in production, the USDA report said.

calendar_today June 14 , 2021
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