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Pairwise develops first seedless blackberry using CRISPR

- General News
Pairwise, a company pioneering genetics-based innovation in food and agriculture, has developed the world’s first seedless blackberry.

ProduceIQ: Bezos and tomatoes head South

- Featured
El Niño turned the chillers on. Now, growers across North America are scrambling to salvage the last bit of their fall season as production shifts to warmer climates.

ProduceIQ: Relentless wind and rain pound Southern California

- Featured
For the first time in 84 years, a tropical storm has hit Southern California. Hurricane Hilary struck the coast of Mexico and then Southern California as a tropical storm yesterday.

Sun Belle’s blackberries in peak production

- General News
Optimal temperatures and growing conditions are resulting in peak production of Sun Belle blackberries and Green Belle organic blackberries from central Mexico through late May.

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.

Mixed berry prices to rise on tight volume

- General News
Blueberry, raspberry, and blackberry supplies are tightening, which will likely cause prices to rise over the next few weeks.

Naturipe continues Summer of Snacking with September Berry Spotlight

- General News
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.

ProduceIQ: Dual hurricanes threaten growing regions

- Featured
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.

ProduceIQ: Avocado growers prepared to fight in defense

- Analysis
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.

ProduceIQ: Cherry season coronated with royal prices

- Featured
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.