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Colorado goes local in springtime

May 10, 2019 by Tom Burfield
After sourcing from California, Mexico and Florida for the past several months, distributors and wholesalers in Colorado finally can look to local growers for their fresh fruits and vegetables.
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Strawberry volume builds

May 09, 2019 by Tom Burfield
California’s strawberry crop seemed to be gradually returning to normal volume this spring after a rainy winter that delayed picking early in the season.
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Organic fruit sales are sweet

Apr 26, 2019 by Tom Burfield
From grapes to grapefruit, sales of organic fruit are on the rise, and suppliers anticipate ample volume of good-quality product for the late spring and summer months.
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Organic celery trending

Apr 26, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Organic vegetables are hot commodities in supermarket produce departments, and celery, in particular, seems to be a current trendsetter. 
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Later start, good quality from Kern County crops

Apr 23, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Growers in California’s Kern County say their vegetable and fruit crops typically are starting a week or so later than usual this spring, but ample rainfall and plenty of chill hours during the winter should result in abundant supplies and very good quality this spring.
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Jalisco deal offers early grapes

Apr 23, 2019 by Tom Burfield
While some grower-shippers may see the Mexican state of Jalisco as a gateway to a head start for that country’s table grape deal, others want no part of it, or at least are taking a wait-and-see attitude.
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Anthony Vineyards expands storage

Apr 16, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Bakersfield, Calif.-based Anthony Vineyards is expanding its cold storage facilities by 50,000 square feet to accommodate new table grape varieties, said Bob Bianco, co-owner.

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