US Frozen Cranberries, Frozen Blueberries, and Frozen Strawberries Get Easier Access to China

Thanksgiving in the US means cranberry consumption – about 20 percent of all US cranberry consumption is done during the holidays – and a new certificate issued to US cranberry growers means that the red berry will have an easier time making it to China as well, where demand for cranberry has grown dramatically in

China to Become World’s Largest Blueberry Producer and Consumer

China will soon become the world’s largest blueberry consumer and producer, said industry leaders. Andres Armstrong, chairman of the International Blueberry Organization, told the 2014 International Blueberry Congress on Friday, in Qingdao, Shandong province, that China will overtake the United States in the near future. Armstrong, who is also executive director of the Chilean Blueberry Committee,

British Columbia Expects Blueberry and Cherry Exports to China to Rise after Signing MOUs in Shanghai

Canada and China signed a few memorandums of understanding at the ministerial level to push ahead trade and investment in agriculture, Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Gerry Ritz said in Shanghai on Friday [20 June 2014] following his visits in Beijing and Guangzhou “The MOUs set the foundation for future cooperation, and point out what

Greenhouses in Tianjin to Grow Blueberries, Cherries, and Jujube Fruit

Residents of Binhai New District, Taiping Town in Tianjin City (near Beijing) normally would be only able to buy blueberries at supermarkets, but this summer it’s going to be different. Residents of Binhai will be able to hand pick the blueberries themselves and taste the blueberries at their freshest when the First Blueberry Orchard in

China to Inspect Mexico’s Production and Processing Facilities for Berries

A mission of Chinese technicians will visit Mexico to certify the cultivation, packing and food-safety characteristics of blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries with a view to importing these fruit from the Latin American country, Mexican authorities said. The Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food Secretariat confirmed that the inspection would take place but did

Michigan Seeks Approval to Export Blueberries to China

As Michigan Governor Rick Snyder further strengthens his state’s trade relationship with China during his third China trade mission there, Jamie Clover Adams, one of Snyder’s delegation members and the head of Michigan’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, is making sure the state’s agribusinesses doesn’t miss a single opportunity…Full-text article: China Daily Sep 2013