About 4,000 Chilean cherry containers did not enter China on time due to logistical delays, according to iQonsulting.
Thanks to ever-growing consumer demand, both domestic and exporting growers continue to devote more acreage to blueberries for the fresh market.
What do fresh produce markets and college basketball have in common? They're both impossible to predict in March. Like skyrocketing lime prices and a 15-seed team that knocks out a 2-seed team in the first round, some things are unpredictable.
Peru hasn’t become the world’s top exporter of fresh blueberries and grapes overnight, said Alejandro Fuentes, president of AGAP.
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In celebration of National Nutrition Month, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is encouraging consumers to grab a boost of blue as part of an overall healthy diet and lifestyle.
If it is true that “bad news is good news and no news is bad news,” then the avocado industry is doing just fine. Last week was quite a roller coaster for Avocados from Mexico.
Blueberry, raspberry, and blackberry supplies are tightening, which will likely cause prices to rise over the next few weeks.
Last weekend the U.S. government suspended the import of all Mexican avocados “until further notice” after a U.S. plant safety inspector in Mexico was sent a threatening message, which will have significant economic impact for this $3 billion industry at its peak time of year.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the appointment of seven members and 10 alternate members to serve on the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council.