Strawberries

Demand moving in positive direction for US strawberries, report finds

A new report from RaboResearch identifies short-term and long-term trends in the U.S. strawberry market. "Strawberry Demand Moving in the Rip Direction identifies several current conditions in the industry, including the following: Although some consider... more »

Commercial strawberry indoor vertical farm planned by Driscoll’s, Plenty

One year after announcing their joint research and development work to grow strawberries indoors, Driscoll's and Plenty Unlimited Inc. are expanding their relationship to build a new indoor vertical farm dedicated exclusively to strawberries. After... more »

Save Foods’ latest trial boosts shelf life of strawberries

A recent trial on strawberries from Save Foods revealed promising results whereby Save Foods’ research and development team managed to dramatically extend the shelf life of strawberries. Save Foods is an agri-food tech company specializing... more »

Protect strawberry flowers and fruit from frost injury

Recent frosts at the Cal Poly farm in San Luis Obispo, California, has brought frost injury in all its variety. According to the Compendium of Strawberry Diseases “frost injury is probably the most common non-pathogen... more »

Major marketing campaign launched by California Strawberries

In time for National Strawberry Day, California Strawberries is set to amplify strawberries and their many health benefits via the new year-long, consumer-focused campaign ‘Love, Strawberries.’ Inspired by the love and the care the heart-healthy... more »

Focus on industry during heart of Florida’s strawberry season

Wael Elwakil, a relatively new fruit and vegetable production agent with University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension Hillsborough County, explains why strawberries are so critical to west-central Florida from November... more »

Nourse Farms Inc. promotes John Place to CEO

Nourse Farms, Inc. announced Feb. 1 that founder and President Timothy Nourse has transitioned from overall leadership of Nourse Farms to chairman of the board of directors effective Jan. 1, 2022. Nourse is leaving the... more »

Hydroponic berry growing operation sets up shop in Ontario

Ever Tru Farms, a new Ontario-based and entirely vertically integrated berry producer of scale, has entered the market in a way that will revolutionize the strawberry market in North America. Ever Tru Farms will launch with its first crop this March, using a sustainable hydroponic growing process that leads to a better, more consistent,... more »

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