USDA Suspends Federal Marketing Order Regulating California Dried Prunes

February 27, 2024 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that producers of dried prunes grown in California voted for suspension of the federal marketing order regulating the handling of dried prunes grown in California. The suspension went into effect Aug. 1, 2023, and extends through July 31, 2030. 

Sunsweet Growers Names Brad Schuler Chief Operating Officer

October 28, 2022 Sunsweet Growers

Sunsweet Growers Inc, one of the nation’s leading marketers of prunes, specialty dried fruit products, fruit juices and bottled beverages, announced the promotion of Brad Schuler to Chief Operating Officer (COO), expanding on his previous role as Vice President Global Marketing & Sales.

California Prune Growers Look For Hope After a Challenging Year

December 16, 2020 California Prune Board

For Californian agriculture, the combination of COVID-19 and the summer wildfires certainly made for an unusual and challenging year. Buoyed by a healthy, if relatively short, crop however, California Prune growers have found a sliver of hope in sales and are looking ahead to 2021 with optimism.

Meet Your Snacking Soulmate: Sunsweet Growers Inc. Launches New Ones Flavors

September 3, 2020 Sunsweet Growers

Now, Sunsweet has taken their beloved Ones to new heights with the introduction of Cocoa-Dusted and Berry Essence varieties. With no added sugar, consumers can now enjoy all the nutritional benefits of Amaz!n™ Prunes with an all-new taste.