All posts tagged "United States"

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    Future of NAFTA concerns farmers and traders

    MONTREAL – A controversial American proposal that would place seasonal tariffs on a host of North American...

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    Summer Holidays Set Retail Avocado Sales Records

    MISSION VIEJO, CA  – Shoppers celebrated 2017 summer holidays with avocado purchases that supported record-high retail dollar sales for the category. The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) recently released their Holiday and Events report for Q3 2017, detailing retail avocado category performance across the country for this past Father’s Day, 4th of July and...

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    Freshness from Europe in New Orleans

    New Orleans, 26 October 2017 – Excellent feedback from CSO Italy’s participation at the PMA in New...

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    Will selling fresh produce really work for Amazon?

    Can Amazon, the company that persuaded people to buy ever more items online, win enough of them...

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    97% of fresh pear growers favor continuation of the marketing order

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the results of an Oregon and Washington pear producer referendum to continue Federal Marketing Order 927, showing that 97% of fresh pear growers favored a continuation of the marketing order. Commenting on the results of the referendum vote, Kevin Moffitt, manager of the Fresh Pear Committee of Marketing...

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    USDA Announces $21.8 Million in Funding for to Combat Citrus Disease

    WASHINGTON, D.C. April 11, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and...

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    New apple shipment records from Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Apple industry set new shipment records eleven weeks in a row in from October 15 through Christmas, according to the USDA Specialty Crop Market News Service. “These record numbers come as no surprise after the Michigan Apple industry reported an estimated record crop of 31 million bushels...

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    Rockit™ Apples Set for big launch

    Launched in 2010, the “Rockit™” apple variety from New Zealand has already proven immensely popular with consumers...

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    Wonderful Halos spends 30m $ to promote mandarins

    LOS ANGELES – Today Wonderful Halos, America’s biggest and fastest-selling mandarin brand, starts the 2016–2017 season with its largest crop ever and launches a record $30 million new advertising campaign, themed “Good Choice, Kid.™” The ads celebrate kids who make good and healthy choices with Wonderful Halos and resist giving into naughty...

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    Acquisition of Compac Sorting leads to major consolidation in the sorting industry

    TOMRA Systems ASA, has signed an agreement with the owners of Compac Holding Ltd (Compac) for 100...

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