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FEDEMCO: Wooden Packaging Gaining Ground in Europe

At Fruit Logistica 2024, Produce Report spoke with Emilio J. Pérez, director of FEDEMCO, about the advantages of wooden packaging for fresh produce.

March 07, 2024
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Blue Whale Discusses Plans for Asian Markets and Sustainability

At Fruit Logistica 2024, Produce Report spoke with French consortium Blue Whale about its goals in China and Southeast Asia, as well as the recently launched (Re)Generation Fruit project.

February 29, 2024
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Melissa’s Produce: Leading US Distributor of Exotic Produce

At last year’s Global Produce & Floral Show, Produce Report chatted with representatives of Melissa’s Produce, the largest U.S. distributor of specialty and exotic produce.

February 26, 2024
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Driscoll’s CEO Speaks on Need for Better Fresh Produce Communications

In October, Produce Report attended IFPA’s opening luncheon for public relations professionals, featuring an engaging session with Miles Reiter, current Chairman and outgoing CEO of Driscoll’s, on the importance of communications in the fresh produce industry.

December 06, 2023
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Shopping for Upscale Produce at Southern California’s Gelson’s

In October 2023, Produce Report toured Gelson’s, an upscale Southern California supermarket chain known for its premium and exotic fresh produce.

November 24, 2023
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Goldenberry Farms Awarded for Innovation in Fresh Produce

Colombia-based Goldenberry Farms has won a fresh produce innovation award for its unique approach to tropical fruit presentation.

February 23, 2023
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Chilean Cherry Exports Expected To Reach Record 80 Million Boxes

Chile’s fresh cherry exports this season are forecast to top 80 million boxes, with a new “Cherry Express” ocean route direct from Chile to Dalian recently opening.

January 12, 2023
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Chile Launches 2022/23 Fresh Fruit Export Season Despite Delays

Agreements among the Chilean government, private sector and truckers unions ended a strike that had threatened to upend the country’s fruit export season just as it began.

December 01, 2022
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ASOEX Forecasts 25% Increase in Chilean Cherry Exports in 2022/23

Chile is forecast to export a record volume of nearly 477,000 tons of fresh cherries during the 2022/223 season

November 01, 2022
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Chile Launches 2022/23 Cherry Season, Expects $3 Billion in Exports to China

The 2022/23 Chilean cherry season has now been launched, with the Chinese Ambassador to Chile participating in a cherry blossom event on Sept. 30.

October 18, 2022
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