U.S. fresh fruit exports rose by nearly 10% in May compared with a year ago, offsetting an equal decline in fresh vegetable exports.
The Packer’s Tom Karst visited June 8 with Mike Mauti, managing partner of the consulting firm Execulytics on the Canadian retail perspective during the COVID-19 pandemic.
China is running well behind on its promised purchases of U.S. goods and services in the first quarter of 2020, raising trade tensions between the two countries.
The Packer’s Tom Karst visited May 27 with B.J. Thurlby, president of Northwest Cherries, about the soon-starting cherry season.
The road to the new normal as the COVID-19 crisis continues is a rocky one for many in the fresh produce industry.
Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, Northwest cherry growers are optimistic about export opportunities this season.
Previewing the California cherry crop, The Packer's Tom Karst visited April 24 with Maurice Cameron, president of Hanford, Calif.-based Flavor Tree Fruit Co. LLC.