Sun World Expands Southern Hemisphere Marketer Footprint

November 21, 2022 Sun World International LLC

Sun World International, LLC (Sun World), today announced it has added several new companies to its global Licensed Distributor lineup. These include three newly licensed marketers in Brazil, (Agrobras, Coopexvale and Ebraz), four newly licensed marketers in Chile (Agrofruta, Chilfresh, Frutícola & Exportadora Atacama Ltd and Greenvic), and three new licensed marketers in Peru (EL Pedregal, Corporacion Agrolatina and MIGIVA Group).

The Court of Bari Enjoins Illegal Grape Production

In a landmark decision, the Court of Bari issued a first-of-its-kind injunction forbidding an Italian grape producer from harvesting or selling any table grapes from unauthorized plantings of Sugrathirtyfive variety (AUTUMNCRISP® brand) grapevines.

Pacific Trellis Fruit sees Opportunities for Incremental Sales with Exclusive Jam Grapes

October 18, 2022 Pacific Trellis Fruit

“JAM grapes deliver that jam flavor taste and are similar to the Concord variety in flavor and appearance, however, they are 100 percent seedless and have thinner skin,” said Josh Leichter, CEO of Pacific Trellis Fruit. 

MN Researchers to Receive $10M For Development of Disease-Resistant Grapes

October 11, 2022 University of Minnesota

A University of Minnesota-led team of researchers received the first round of funding from a $10 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to follow up on their work with VitisGen2, a multi-disciplinary, collaborative project focused on cultivating disease-resistant grapes that can be grown sustainably with reduced pesticide and fossil fuel use.

Oppy Ramps Up Cotton Candy Grape Volume

October 6, 2022 Oppy

Offering its third season of Cotton Candy grapes from Brazil, the grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world looks toward increasing volume in the coming years as it sets a new record of packages in 2022.