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Batory Foods Announces First Major US Purchase of Novel Grape-Based Nutritional Product

Batory Foods, a national sales and supply chain management solutions provider of commodity and specialty food ingredients, announces it first significant B2B sale of VINIA® red grape powder, developed by BioHarvest Sciences Inc., a developer of proprietary and patent-protected BioFarming technology. As the exclusive U.S. distributor of VINIA®, the purchase order comes to Batory from Designs for Health, a Connecticut-based …

Vitamin K and Flavonoids Found in Fresh Grapes are Essential

A recent study published in the scientific journal Clinical Infectious Diseases found that a lack of adequate vitamin K levels was associated with poor outcomes in COVID-19 patients. The researchers identified an increased need for vitamin K during a COVID-19 illness and noted that depletion or deficiency of vitamin K can have devastating consequences in the lungs. Vitamin K, a nutrient …

NAPA Valley Grapegrowers & NAPA Valley Farmworker Foundation Reach Millions Through Covid-19 Response

In the face of this year’s challenges, Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) and the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation (FWF) have maintained a steady focus and commitment to supporting the community through challenging times. In 2020, the organizations provided vital information and resources to grape growers, vineyard managers, vineyard workers, and their families. Together, NVG and FWF: Formed a COVID-19 Taskforce to …

Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification for Grapevine Red Blotch Disease Diagnosis

Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) is a relatively new nucleic acid amplification technology where targeted DNA of biological samples are amplified under isothermal conditions. The amplified DNA is then detected by indirect detection methods such as turbidity and non-specific dyes. LAMP surpasses the limitation of expensive thermal cycler requirement of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based amplification and can be implemented by …

Egypt Remains Competitive in International Table Grape Markets

Table grapes is one of the most important fruit produced in Egypt, second only to citrus in terms of production quantities. Grape cultivation is spread geographically from Alexandria in the north to Aswan in the south, which – combined with the production of early and late ripening grapes – enables the prolonged availability of fresh table grapes in the market …

American Vineyard Magazine December Issue

Contents of the December Issue: Through the Grapevine When the Lights Go On Again… Central Coast Grape Expo – 2020 Adapts State of the Central Coast Wine Industry Napa Valley Grapegrowers 2020 Season “Farming is the Profession of Hope” – Brian Brett UGA Releases New ‘RubyCrisp’ Muscadine Self-Fertile, High Yielding Southern Cultivar

US Continues to Dominate Canadian Market for Fresh Apples, Pears & Table Grapes

The United States will remain the largest exporter of fresh apples, pears, and table grapes to the Canadian market in marketing year (MY) 2020/21. FAS/Ottawa forecasts a five percent growth in Canadian apple production for MY 2020/21 with fewer weather-related challenges. A reduction in the marketed production of Canadian pears and table grapes is anticipated as a result of weather …

How to Prevent Grape Bunch Rot

At Malcolm Media’s recent Grape, Nut & Tree Fruit Expo, UCCE Viticulture Advisor Gabriel Torres provided an in-depth presentation on sour rot prevention and management. If you missed his presentation or would like a refresher, watch this brief interview as Gabriel provides of some key points growers should consider in season-long prevention/management of this crop spoiling complex. Please thank this …

Promotable Volume of CA Table Grapes Available Through December

Under sunny fall skies the harvest of table grapes continues in the San Joaquin Valley, moving steadily toward its December conclusion according to Kathleen Nave, president of the California Table Grape Commission. “Fall is a beautiful time of year to harvest grapes in California,” said Nave. “The vineyards are full of fruit, the mornings are cool and the afternoons are …

Australia Ramps Up Table Grape Production and Exports

Australia’s table grape production is expected to continue to expand in marketing year (MY) 2020/21 and is forecast to reach a record 240,000 metric tons (MT), up 15,000 MT from the revised MY 2019/20 estimate. This higher production is due to increased vine plantings coming into fruiting, and nearly all of this increased production is expected to go for export. …

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