Harvest of the 2020 apple crop started early August in Washington state. “We began with conventional and organic Honeycrisp, followed by Galas, and early Fujis,” says Blake Belknap, VP of…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9245011/we-see-continued-growth-in-high-flavor-varieties-like-honeycrisp-envy-and-jazz/
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…
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Apeel and Robinson Fresh have announced a collaboration to expand the availability of longer-lasting limes among supermarkets throughout the U.S.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2020/06/30/apeel-and-robinson-fresh-team-up-to-offer-longer-lasting-limes-to-supermarkets/
Following crop visits in and around British Columbia, Hans van Haeff with Syngenta reports on the red pepper variety Gina and introduces Kalvijn (PR09518). In addition, Plant Products Seed…
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Meet the Liberty Joy, Crimson Joy, and Rich Joy—peach varieties designed by USDA to withstand global warming.
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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/
Expanding its offerings, Fall Creek announced four new blueberry varieties for mid and high chill growing environments and one for low-chill regions.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2020/02/05/five-new-blueberry-varieties-announced-by-fall-creek/