fruits

USDA to purchase canned pears for food assistance programs

The USDA has announced plans to purchase canned pear products for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs. Purchases will be mad... continue reading »

Concord Foods updates caramel apple formula, packaging

Concord Foods has updated the packaging and formula for its Concord Fresh Success Caramel Apple Wrap as well as the Caramel Apple Kit with M&M’s... continue reading »

Mango

Mango development for exportation focus of new initiative in the Philippines

AGRI Developments has announced the creation of mango development initiative in Central Visayas in the Philippines. The development will focus on prod... continue reading »

goldenberry

Goldenberries could be next superfruit for North American consumers

South America’s goldenberry is poised to be a new superfruit for North American consumers, but a USDA-funded study shows they can be grown in the U.... continue reading »

‘Tomorrow’s World Today’ to go behind the scenes at Chiquita bananas

The Science Channel will go behind the scenes at Chiquita for a look at the banana industry. "Tomorrow's World Today's" Tamara Krinsky will highlight... continue reading »

Apples in storage for processing down 13%

U.S. Apple Association has issued its sixth report on the 2018 apple crop. According to the survey, this year’s fresh apple holdings on April 1, 20... continue reading »

Proposed Arizona cold inspection facility would broaden fruit, vegetable availability

An Arizona state investment in a cold inspection facility in Nogales is set to broaden fresh fruit and vegetable availability. Governor Doug Ducey... continue reading »

Fruit Logistica announces finalists for Innovation Award 2019

Ten finalists for Fruit Logistica Innovation Award (FLIA) 2019 have been selected. "The FLIA is regarded as the most important industry award," sai... continue reading »

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Xtend packaging enhances fruit freshness in long deliveries

Keeping fruit fresh during a several-thousand-mile trip to its destination is a challenge. StePac L.A. has developed some packaging technology that’... continue reading »

National Processed Raspberry Council votes to discontinue USDA promotional program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said Nov. 7 that producers of raspberries for processing and importers of processed raspberries did not appr... continue reading »