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09:09AM Jul 23, 2020

Report: Grapes will weather COVID-19 storm

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

California grape marketers will benefit from strong retail sales through the balance of the year and should weather the COVID-19 crisis in good shape.

23:23PM Jul 07, 2020

John Pandol on the California grape outlook and COVID-19 realities

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Talking about COVID-19 adjustments and the grape outlook, The Packer’s Tom Karst spoke July 6 with John Pandol, director of special projects for Delano, Cali.-based Pandol Bros.

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00:24AM Jul 07, 2020

Vegetable gains lead May imports

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. imports of fresh fruits in May were down 10.4% compared with a year ago, while fresh vegetable imports jumped 17%, according to newly released statistics.

14:46PM Jun 11, 2020

U.S. imports down sharply in April

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The contraction of U.S. foodservice business in April because of the COVID-19 crisis apparently contributed to a steep fall in U.S. fruit and vegetable imports, according to new trade numbers.

17:34PM Jun 04, 2020

U.S. imports rise on strength of berries, grapes and avocados

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Led by grapes, avocados and berries, U.S. imports of fruits and vegetables rose 6% from May 2019 through April, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture trade statistics.

15:43PM Jun 04, 2020

Oranges lead U.S. export growth

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. fresh oranges and tangerines showed the best year-over-year growth of any major fresh commodity in export sales in the year from May 2019 through April this year.

10:29AM May 12, 2020

Industry questions Farmers to Families Food Box awards

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

How do companies with no warehouse or logistic capabilities win a federal contract to supply produce boxes to food banks?