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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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Cherries 101

Apr 26, 2019 by The Packer Staff
Discover a variety of cherry information such as; consumer trends, retail availability and trending sales statistics.
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Grapes 101

Apr 24, 2019 by The Packer Staff
Discover a variety of grape information such as; consumer trends, retail availability and trending sales statistics.
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Salinas volume lighter due to rain

Apr 23, 2019 by Carol Lawrence
Crops of spring vegetables and berries are emerging after the winter’s rainy and chilly conditions, and growers are expecting California’s Salinas Valley to explode with activity in the next weeks.
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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.