Strawberries

Customer focused technology to be revealed by Wish Farms

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, has always prided itself on being an innovator in the produce industry. Continuing that tradition, they are pleased to announce a preview... more »

Trade mitigation purchase of strawberry products set at $2M

On July 25, 2019, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced details of additional actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would take to support American agricultural producers while continued efforts on free, fair, and... more »

Wish Farms creates new HQ, marketing tagline

Berry company Wish Farms recently rolled out a new marketing tagline, “Generations of Sweetness,” while breaking ground on new headquarters. Based in Plant City, Florida, the company is a grower, marketer and year-round supplier of... more »

Sample costs released for romaine, organic strawberries

Farmers who are considering growing romaine hearts or organic strawberries in California's Central Coast region can get some help determining whether the crop will pencil out for them. UC ANR Agricultural Issues Center and UC Cooperative... more »

Strawberries may be key to developing insulin pill

More than 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes and must inject themselves with insulin two to four times daily. Researchers have been looking for ways to administer the drug orally, and researchers at Carnegie Mellon... more »

Growers on the ground helped by cloud based software

A University of Florida agricultural engineer has developed software that can help growers find the best places to plant crops and to identify fruit and vegetable varieties that perform better against diseases. Now, Yiannis Ampatzidis... more »

New hires, leadership roles at California Giant

California Giant Berry Farms recently hired new key employees and assigned new roles for current staff members. Tom Smith, the director of foodservice, is taking on a new role as director of foodservice and organics,... more »

Ontario Berry Growers aided by government aid for production, promotion

The Government of Canada and Government of Ontario are supporting investment that will help the province's berry growers to increase sustainability, implement new technologies and increase awareness of their products.On Sept. 5, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister... more »


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