Bigger crops are coming for cherries

By |April 14th, 2015|

But probably not this year.

Consumers are ready for more cherries

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Don’t be afraid of larger cherry crops.

Arctic apple Q&A: Expect more GMO apples in the pipeline

By |April 1st, 2015|

Okanagan Specialty Fruits plans to submit more GMO apple varieties for deregulation within the year.

Trade agreement is unifying: Good Point

By |February 27th, 2015|

A few years ago, Todd Fryhover of the Washington State Apple Commission was invited to speak at the Premier [...]

Schlect: A cold Arctic blast

By |February 17th, 2015|

● USDA announced last Friday its deregulation of a Canadian firm’s–Okanagan Specialty Fruits, Inc.–two varieties (Granny Smith and Golden) [...]

Flavor reigns at Andy’s Orchard

By |February 17th, 2015|

Andy Mariani and his tree-ripened fruit have a cult-like following.

Premium wine sales still growing

By |February 10th, 2015|

Growers need to focus on quality and target fruit for the $15 and up price point, say wine marketers.

Big export year for Northwest cherries

By |January 27th, 2015|

The 2014 season was not only a record year for Northwest cherries, it was one of the best years [...]

China’s cold chain is improving

By |January 27th, 2015|

Though China’s lack of cold-chain facilities and logistics for perishable products has been its Achilles heel, improvements are expected [...]

Bigger crops ahead

By |January 21st, 2015|

Growers will need to produce niche varieties and maximize production efficiency, marketers say.