Hazel Tech and Valicoff Fruit Co. Partner to Deliver Premium Quality Apples & Apricots to Retail

August 4, 2021 Hazel Technologies,

Hazel Technologies Inc., a USDA-funded technology company delivering new technology solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and fight food waste, announces a partnership with Wapato, Washington-based Valicoff Fruit Co., one of Washington State’s largest suppliers of apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, apricots and cherries. Valicoff Fruit, a family-owned business and part of the Sage Fruit marketing group, prides itself on premium quality and variety across their programs.

Sun World Celebrated 45 years of Innovation

June 7, 2021 Sun World

Nearly half a century ago, an upstart California produce company opened its doors with a commitment to bring consumers new, unique and better-tasting fruits and vegetables. That company, Sun World International, LLC (Sun World), this week celebrates 45 years of bold innovation and industry leadership.

Extraordinary Stone Fruit Season Kicks Off With Fruit World Early Season Organic Cherries and Apricots

May 4, 2021 Fruit World

Fruit World, a family-owned, flavor-focused grower-shipper of organic and conventional fruit, is now shipping their organic cherries and will begin packing and shipping organic apricots the first week of May.

Prima Wawona Announces Major Stone Fruit Expansion

April 26, 2021 Prima® Wawona

Prima Wawona announced that it is expanding its acreage by another 2600 acres devoted to growing Stone Fruit.

USDA Removes Eight Fruit and Vegetable Standards from the Code of Federal Regulations

July 19, 2019 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announces a final rule that removes seven voluntary U.S. grade standards and one consumer standard for fresh fruits and vegetables from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The final rule, published in the Federal Register on July 16, 2019, adopts a previously published interim rule without change.