All posts tagged "berries"

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    Physalis ready to go for mainstream farming

    The groundcherry (Physalis pruinosa), also called ‘husk cherry’ and ‘strawberry tomato,’ is native to Central and South...

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    South African Table Grape Industry returns to Normal Crop and Positive Growth

    23 August, 2018 – Good winter rains to date have largely broken the severe drought in the Western Cape. This positive outlook, linked to new plantings and new cultivars, brings the South African table grape industry back on its positive growth curve. The updated and online vine census, together with a concerted...

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    When does the perishable industry feel the trade war?

    Although only in early stages, the tit-for-tat exchange of retaliatory tariffs is setting up a food fight of epic proportions that will impact businesses large and small around the globe. Global Food Fight At 12:01 AM EDT on the sixth of July, the Trump administration triggered the largest trade war in modern...

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    Who will harvest british fruit after Brexit?

    FAVERSHAM (Britain) • After weeks of uninterrupted sunshine, the strawberry season is in full swing in the so-called Garden of England. But with a shortage of seasonal labourers to pick the fruits, a trend exacerbated by Brexit, there are growing fears many may be left to rot on their stems. “We will...

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    Study: Improving the processing of raspberry by freezing

    Raspberry fruit is very sensitive and susceptible to rapid decay. The decline in quality starts practically from the moment when the fruit is picked. Fruits initially lose strength, then release the juice, intensify the development of mold and at last the rotting process starts. The goal of all technological processes after harvest...

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    Poland welcomes you to the world’s biggest Blueberry Conference

    The 6th Blueberry Conference will take place in Ożarów Mazowiecki near Warsaw on 1-2 March 2018. It...

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    South African Table Grape Industry releases the 2nd Crop Estimate for the 2017/18 table grape season

    14 December, 2017 – The South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) released the 2nd Crop Estimate for...

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    Chile’s ASOEX launches China fruit promotional campaign at Shanghai’s Huizhan Fruit Market

    SHANGHAI, CHINA, 14 November, 2017 — The Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) has launched its 2017-18 export season for cherries, blueberries and other products in China with a workshop for importers at Shanghai’s Huizhan Fruit Market. At the event, the Chilean organisation presented the new season for fresh fruit exports, focusing special...

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    Dole Farm in Chile Receives Rainforest Alliance Certification

    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.–(Business Wire)–Dole Food Company announced today that the Huelquen Farm has been successfully audited to the Sustainable Agriculture Network Standard and is now Rainforest Alliance Certified™. Huelquen Farm, located in Paine, Chile, grows 100 hectares of grapes under the Dole label as well as private labels. Huelquen Farm mixes traditional...

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    US cranberry growers need support to modernize their production

    They cultivate the state’s official berry, and now cranberry growers are asking for the state to extend...

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