California Strawberries Celebrates the “Million Ways to Love Strawberries” with an ‘Apotheberry’ Experience featuring California Strawberry Farmers, Christina Milian and other LA Influencers

The California Strawberry Commission hosted an exclusive “Million Ways to Love Strawberries” event at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel to celebrate peak strawberry season, the unique versatility and love consumers have for the vibrant, healthy berry, and the extraordinary people who grow them.

Bobalu Berries Supports Graduation Season with College Scholarships

June 2, 2022 Bobalu Berries

As Bobalu Berry Farms Managing partners continue with their daily walks in their strawberry fields, students in Ventura County are preparing for their walk towards high school diplomas this week.   It’s perfect timing for awarding scholarships from the new Bobalu Berry Farms Scholarship Program. 

CFIA Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Hepatitis a Infections Linked to Imported Fresh Organic Strawberries

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Health Canada to investigate an outbreak of hepatitis A infections involving two provinces: Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Outbreak Investigation of Hepatitis A Virus: Strawberries (May 2022)

May 31, 2022 FDA

The FDA, along with CDC, the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, state, and local partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections in the United States and Canada potentially linked to fresh organic strawberries branded as FreshKampo and HEB, purchased between March 5, 2022, and April 25, 2022.

The Company Behind the $50 Strawberries is Now Selling Berries for $20 a Tray

Oishii made waves last year for its wildly expensive strawberries, fetching $50 for a box of eight to 11 berries. Based in the bastion of vertical farming that is Kearny, New Jersey, the company began supplying fruit to Michelin-starred restaurants (whose chefs clearly believed the product was worth the price).