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Stemilt celebrates 10 year anniversary of world famous cherry brand

- General News
The 2022 cherry season will bring the 10th year anniversary of 4th generation cherry grower, Kyle Mathison’s, A Half Mile Closer to the Moon cherries.

Cherry volatility throws off pricing index

- Analysis
The Northwest cherry season got off to a rocky start with lighter supplies than usual, and as a result, the USDA did not report pricing on cherries from early June until the end of June.

Northwest Cherry Growers promotes harvest

- General News
Fresh Northwest-grown sweet cherries are available now in produce sections from coast to coast.

ProduceIQ: Extreme heat continues; Cherries ‘break’ the index

- Analysis
Cherries in the Northwest are mourning the loss of their fallen brethren. Due to a late snow in April, which devastated the bloom in some regions, cherries have insufficient volume for the spot market.

Oppy projects strong Orchard View cherry crop

- General News
As the Pacific Northwest emerges from some of the most intense climatic conditions in recent years, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce is gratified to have a positive outlook for the upcoming Orchard View cherry season.

ProduceIQ: Industry index reaches its highest price point

- Analysis
Merriam-Webster, we have a nomination for 2022's word of the year, inflation. Rising costs are haunting the conscience of the ordinary consumer as they avoid eye contact with the fuel meter at the gas station and warily wander the isles of their neighborhood grocery.

Stemilt celebrates apples, cherries at festival

- General News
On Saturday May 7th, we celebrated the 2022 Apple Blossom Festival Stemilt Grand Parade where 4th generation cherry grower, Kyle Mathison, was decked out in his signature overalls on a 1926 Ford Model-T and Stemilt President, West Mathison, at the wheel of the classic Stemilt Volkswagen Ladybug.

Logistical problems affect Chilean fruit exports

- International
About 4,000 Chilean cherry containers did not enter China on time due to logistical delays, according to iQonsulting.

Hazel Tech to host Cherry Quality Summit this month

- General News
Hazel Technologies, Inc., a USDA-funded company developing new solutions to extend the shelf life of produce and reduce food waste is hosting the Cherry Quality Summit at the end of this month.

CMI Orchards achieves EFI certification on apples, cherries and pears

- General News
Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer advocacy groups, recently announced that CMI Orchards had achieved its first EFI certification.