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Flavor Tree expects huge growth for Verry Cherry plums

Apr 22, 2019 by Jim Offner
Hanford, Calif.-based Flavor Tree Fruit Co. LLC now is focusing on specialty items for the California summer fruit deal, and perhaps its biggest is its Verry Cherry plum – a high-brix fruit cross between various cherry and plum varieties, said Maurice Cameron, president.
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Stemilt promotes 5 River Islands

Apr 18, 2019 by Jim Offner
Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers LLC is looking to grow its 5 River Islands program, which features cherries from the Delta region in California, communications manager Brianna Shales said.
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Take a world view and focus on fundamentals

Apr 17, 2019 by Janice M. Kresin
Interest in workers’ rights and global farming mean that consumers are getting vocal about a lot of things these days. Thankfully, the product offered by the fresh fruit and vegetable industry is a solid winner. Consumers continue to clamor for fresh produce, and they’re becoming more conscientious about how it’s produced and where it comes from.
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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.