The likelihood of a cherry purchase dropped seven percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012, putting purchases near the level they were in 2011. The summer fruit was favored by consumers with kids at home, as was the case last year.


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Packer Stories

Officials remain mum on COOL ruling, threatened tariffs


Canadian threats of retaliatory tariffs for U.S. apples and cherries remain on the table as federal officials in North America mull a ruling by the World Trade Organization expected to be made public next month.

CMI named PMA Packaging Impact Award finalist


Columbia Marketing International LLC is a finalist for the 2014 Packaging Impact Award program.

NW cherry industry eyes record year


The Northwest cherry industry has record volumes in its sights.

Time ripe for Felix produce meter at Australia congress


Research on analyzing ripeness with the Felix Instruments F-750 produce quality meter was presented at the International Horticultural Congress in Brisbane, Australia.

California Grape and Tree Fruit League changes name


Beginning Aug. 12, the California Grape and Tree Fruit League will be known as the California Fresh Fruit Association.

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Market Scope - Cherries — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18


YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (255-100-18, includes exports 80-23-3) — Movement expected to decrease as most sheds are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. LAST REPORT for 2014 cherries.


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