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Private equity and the fall of California’s largest stone fruit producer

- Analysis
The bankruptcy of Prima Wawona, California’s largest stone fruit producer, sent shocks throughout the industry.

Fruit World earns EFI certification

- General News
Sustainably focused produce firm Fruit World announces recent EFI certification out of their Reedley facility.

Prima Wawona files Chapter 11 to facilitate sale

- General News
Prima Wawona, the industry's largest producer of stone fruit, today announced that it is transitioning ownership of the Company and recapitalizing the business.

Pacific Trellis Fruit expands premium stone fruit lineup

- General News
Pacific Trellis Fruit, a year-round grower, shipper, and marketer of premium fresh fruit, will be adding Donut Peaches and Extra Sweet nectarines this coming year to its successful inaugural offering of imported specialty plum varieties to create a full line of premium stone fruit during the Southern Hemisphere Season.

California hits peak stone fruit season

- General News
The California stone fruit season is at its peak. Favorable growing conditions have increased supplies compared to years past.

Stemilt advises retailers on promoting larger 2023 Washington cherry crop

- General News
With Washington cherries on the way, Stemilt is expecting much greater volume this year.

Stemilt’s apricot crop forecast for more volume, bigger size

- General News
Promising blooms and strong cell division action means Stemilt’s Washington apricot crop will bring big fruit this year.

Fruit World kicks off stone fruit season

- General News
Fruit World, a fresh and creative produce company, has embraced a delayed start to stone fruit season, now shipping the ripest early cherry varieties - Hazel and Royal Lynn, with Coral variety soon to follow.

ProduceIQ: Winter storms rattle produce markets

- Featured
Last week’s winter storm swept across the U.S. From Texas to Maine, freezing rain, snow, and sleet backed up supply routes, grounded air travel, and generally muddled weekend plans.

Pacific Trellis Fruit offers new specialty imported plums

- General News
Pacific Trellis Fruit, a year-round grower, shipper, and marketer of premium fresh fruit, unveils four new imported specialty plum varieties.