Naturipe, a farmer-owned producer and marketer of nutritious berries and value-added products, continues its inaugural “Summer of Snacking” campaign, as fresh raspberries and blackberries enter their late-summer peak season.
While growing regions in the West have battled ferocious heat and drought throughout the summer, it’s the East Coast’s turn to navigate the challenges that come with turbulent weather.
Many nuances exist in avocados. Based on average industry sales for this week #29, avocados have the 2nd highest index weight, 10.4%, only trailing cherries. Both old and new crop face the eminent threat of rainy season in Mexico.
Don’t be alarmed. The inclusion of the seasonal cherry harvest explains virtually all the $0.22 increase to the overall industry index this week.
Sweeter fruits are at cyclical highs as Valentine’s Day nears. Though not a direct correlation with brix count, some causality is undeniable.
As the debate continues whether Mexican imports harm U.S. domestic growers, Mexican growers report a significant decline in blackberry production in Michoacan.
Blackberry prices are rising as the Mexican season gives way to U.S. domestic supplies.
Statement from the Food and Drug Administration February 19, 2020: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration …
A new year begins with a new variety for berry growers at Alpine Fresh, Inc. BB …
While the outbreak is tied to fresh blackberries sold between Sept. 9 and Sept. 30, the CDC and FDA are urging customers to check berries that may have been purchased and frozen for later consumption.