Proprietary Grapes Come With Draconian End User License Agreement

“The recipient of the produce contained in this package agrees not to propagate or reproduce any portion of this produce, including ‘but not limited to’ seeds, stems, tissue, and fruit.”
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/m7jm4y/proprietary-grapes-come-with-draconian-end-user-license-agreement

“New grape varieties accounted for only 38% of Peru’s crop last season”

While grape harvest has already started in Northern Peru, harvest for the South/Central region is still more than two months away. “Vanguard Peru’s ranches are situated in the Villacuri/Ica…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9243708/new-grape-varieties-accounted-for-only-38-of-peru-s-crop-last-season/

“Red seedless grapes are outselling green 4-1 right now”

While the coronavirus crisis has had an immense impact on the food industry at every step of the supply chain, the ports and cold storages have operated close to normal levels since the onset…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9208397/red-seedless-grapes-are-outselling-green-4-1-right-now/

Chile: Two new table grape varieties announced – FreshFruitPortal.com

The two red seedless varieties await commercial rollout, a researcher for the program tells us it’s a step for “maintaining competitive edge” in markets.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2020/02/11/chile-table-grape-industry-announces-two-new-commercial-varieties/

Opinion: Chilean table grape reconversion, drought – FreshFruitPortal.com

President of Fedefruta explains how varietal reconversion will provide worthwhile changes for Chilean table grape producers even amid threatening droughts.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2020/01/29/opinion-chilean-table-grape-reconversion-what-it-means-for-2020-jorge-valenzuela-weighs-in/

Spanish table grapes: New varieties, markets central to success – FreshFruitPortal.com

China and Vietnam opened their doors to Spanish table grapes this season and the industry revealed plans to enter other markets and innovate new varieties.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2020/01/15/spanish-table-grapes-innovative-varieties-new-markets-central-to-success/