New blueberry varieties available for growers  – FreshFruitPortal.com

IQ Berries (IQB) and Osiris Plant Management (Chile) are joining forces to develop and bring new blueberry varieties for the market.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2022/04/26/new-blueberry-varieties-available-for-growers/

Opinion: How has the blueberry market changed over recent years? ‘

Although the season was challenging, opportunities are more plentiful than ever as the demand within the blueberry market continues to grow.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/04/13/opinion-how-has-the-blueberry-market-recently-changed/

T&G to harvest first commercial crop of new “super-sized” blueberries in Australia

T&G Global is set to harvest the first Australian commercial crop of new “super-sized, superior tasting” blueberry varieties to be launched in retail stores this December.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/04/12/tg-to-harvest-first-commercial-crop-of-new-super-sized-blueberries-in-australia/

UF/IFAS blueberry variety debuts

As April begins, we enter the Florida blueberry season. Recently, the University of Florida developed and released another tasty blueberry variety.
When Patricio Muñoz developed the newest…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9307788/uf-ifas-blueberry-variety-debuts/

South African blueberry exports rise, as does sea freight use

South African blueberry exports hit another consecutive record in the 2020-21 season, with three-quarters of the fruit shipped via sea freight.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/02/11/as-south-african-blueberry-exports-rise-so-does-use-of-sea-freight/

Blueberry import debate is worthy of the history books

Jim Prevor says that this battle over blueberries, and protecting US farmers versus providing for consumers, is truly a battle that has echoed through U.S. history.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/02/11/opinion-the-debate-on-blueberry-imports-vs-domestic-supply-is-worthy-of-history-books/

‘I think we’ve proved our case to the ITC’, says blueberry coalition opposed to import changes

In an interview after the ITC hearing, a member of the Blueberry Coalition said that they don’t believe there is serious injury to be found.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/02/03/i-think-we-proved-our-case-to-itc/

Agronometrics in Charts: blueberry coalition publishes analysis in response to ITC investigation

In this installment of the weekly ‘Agronometrics In Charts’ series, Colin Fain illustrates how the U.S. market is evolving.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/01/12/agronometrics-in-charts-blueberry-coalition-publishes-economic-analysis-in-response-to-itc-investigation/

Eight-week organic blueberry storage trial shows positive results

RipeLocker has completed a trial in which its containers held freshly harvested organic blueberries in pristine condition for eight weeks.
In the trial, the company used six pallet-size…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9283943/eight-week-organic-blueberry-storage-trial-shows-positive-results/