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Sun Belle hires director of marketing, communications

- General News
Jennifer Sparks most recently served as vice president, marketing and communications for the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council where she oversaw all strategic marketing, content, and promotion programs to spotlight the health benefits and innovation of blueberries.

CA Giant Foundation raises over $22,000 at annual BBQ

- General News
The California Giant Foundation, California Giant Berry Farms’ 501(c)3 non-profit, today shared details from its successful Skirt Steak BBQ event—which resulted in over $22,000.00 raised for local nonprofits, and nearly 1,100 community members served.

California Giant names 4th annual Chef Invitational finalists

- General News
California Giant Berry Farms today announced its People’s Choice winner and chef finalists of its 2022 Chef Invitational.

AppHarvest secures $50MM USDA-backed loans for 30-acre Kentucky indoor farm

- General News
The USDA guarantees 80% of the GCL-arranged financing for the Somerset berry facility through its USDA Rural Development Business and Industry Initiative and the USDA Rural Development program.

ProduceIQ: Industry prices soften, still 18% higher than next highest

- Analysis
Sweet corn is the next commodity trying to break the index. A gap in production in the West and minimal Eastern supply is shooting prices over the moon.

Bobalu celebrates 60 years

- General News
Bobalu Berry Farms is celebrating 60 years in business throughout the year of 2022.

California Giant names 2022 Chef Invitational semi-finalists

- General News
California Giant Berry Farms, a leader in fresh sustainable berries, today announced 9 semi-finalists of its 4th annual 2022 Chef Invitational.

Driscoll’s and Think Beyond Plastic Reveal winners of Plastics Innovation Challenge

- General News
Fresh berry leader Driscoll’s and industry partners today announced winners of the Agricultural Plastics Innovation Challenge.

Mexican berry exports up 12%

- International
With the help of the federal government, they are requesting the opening of new markets, such as South Korea, India, and Malaysia.

Why berry production is displacing corn in Mexico

- Analysis
As a result, Mexico now has to import 37 percent of the corn it needs.