PROGNOSFRUIT 2022 (Belgrade, Serbia, 3-5 August 2022): Complete Program Published

The Prognosfruit Conference is Europe’s leading annual event for the apple and pear sector, gathering growers from across Europe. After two successful online events in 2020 and 2021, Prognosfruit returns as an in-person event in Belgrade, Serbia, from the 3rd to the 5th of August 2022. Registrations are now open, and stakeholders and jo

California Pears Set for a Season of High Demand

California pear farmers are on track to begin harvest in early July as the season kicks off in the River growing district. Most growers are planning to begin harvest of light volume on July 7 with volume increasing the week of July 11th.

William H. Kopke Jr., Inc. Unveils Refresh of its SWEETUMS Family of Brands

William H. Kopke Jr., Inc.; a vertically integrated fruit and produce company since 1937, has unveiled their redesign for the SWEETUMS® family of branded citrus items. The family of branded produce includes citrus, grapes, cherries, pears, kiwi and berries; designed to represent a cohesive brand experience for the consumer.

WAPA Releases April’s Apple and Pear Stock Figures

The figures show that in Europe apple stocks increased by 13.1% compared to 2021 to reach 2,180,415 T, while pear stocks decreased by 24.6% to 206,181 T. In the USA, apple stocks as of 1 April 2022 stood at 1,014,826 T (+4% compared to 2021), while pear stocks reached 73,215 T (45.6% above 2021).

Morning Kiss Organic Welcomes Imported Pear Season

March 29, 2022 Morning Kiss Organic

Morning Kiss Organic is kicking off imported pear season, working with partners in Argentina to provide the highest quality fruit. Import season runs from March thru June, and seasonal varieties that will be offered include Packham, D’Anjou, Bartlett.