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Grapes transitioning from Mexico to California

- General News
The Mexican grape season is expected to wrap up by the end of next week, as the California season plans to start about July 6.

Divine Flavor: A company built from family

- General News
It was nearly 16 years ago when the Divine Flavor company formed and the first shipments of produce were sent to the supermarkets.

USDA amends California Grape Marketing Order

- General News
USDA is amending the California Grape Marketing Order to reduce membership of the California Desert Grape Administrative Committee from 12 to 10, allow six members to constitute a quorum, including, at a minimum, one producer member and one handler member, and require six concurring votes to pass any action of the committee.

Peruvian ag exports to U.S. exceed $1 billion in a quarter for first time

- International
From January to March this year, imports of agricultural products in the U.S. totaled $19.6 billion, 18 percent more compared to the same period the previous year.

Mexican grapes lower seasonal estimate

- General News
As Sonora passes the halfway point of the 2022 grape season, the grower members of AALPUM wish to communicate the following to our supply chain partners.

Dulcich & Sons partners with Hazel Tech for grape exports

- General News
Hazel Technologies announces a collaboration with McFarland, CA-based Jakov Dulcich & Sons, a family-owned and operated table grape grower/packer/shipper with 60+ years of experience and over 3,000 acres of vertically integrated fresh table grapes under management.

Peruvian table grape exports to reach $1.4 billion in 2022

- International
Robert Sanchez, Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, told Agraria that Peruvian table grapes’ good performance in the first months this year would make it possible to reach a new export record of $1.4 billion.

Oppy expects stronger California grape program

- General News
With the San Joaquin Valley grape harvest full steam ahead, Oppy is dialing up a high-volume season featuring preferred varieties and an increased focus on innovation.

ProduceIQ: Markets unfazed by start of hurricane season

- Analysis
Hurricane Agatha kicked off hurricane season as it battered Southern Mexico, and remnants of the storm drenched South Florida. A solid category 2 storm, Agatha is the strongest May hurricane to make landfall in the Eastern Pacific.

Mexican grape season faces delays

- International
Climate conditions have caused a delay to the start of the grape season that is expected to generate $425 million in the Sonora, Mexico region.