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Peru prepares to export frozen fruit to China

China represents a potential market of 1.4 billion consumers for Peruvian frozen fruit.
July 12 , 2024

North American Berry Conference to take place in Hawai’i in 2025

The 2025 North American Berry Conference’s sessions will feature the best of emerging technological knowledge and offer a look at the future of berry growing across North America.
July 12 , 2024

Michigan asparagus wraps up a 'successful 2024 season'

Festive traditions like barbecues, summer parties, and gatherings, provided Michigan Asparagus a platform to showcase the vegetable’s nutritional value.
July 12 , 2024

Japanese apple 'Kimito' to be produced in South Africa

The project is expected to help secure year-round availability for the variety.
July 12 , 2024

Agronometrics in Charts: Drought delays Jalisco avocado harvest

Eleazar Oceguera Aguayo, president of Jalisco's Avocado Industry body (APEAJAL), explained that they were unable to meet the demand during the recent ban in Michoacán.
July 11 , 2024
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