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Coffee with Oscar

On Friday last week, Oscar Verges, President & COO of Fall Creek, kicked off his first company-wide “Coffee with Oscar” meeting. This virtual gathering was a chance to bring many Fall Creek employees from around the world together for a short check-in.

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Saving Lives During COVID-19

While COVID-19 has halted in-person meetings across the globe, there are still those risking their health to help keep others safe. Alongside our many customers working tirelessly to keep food on the table for everyone else, one of our team members, who supports them, is helping the community in a unique way. Meet Micah Weiss…

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Jupiter Blue Performance Update

Thank you to Hermanos Pulido and PLUS BERRIES in Huelva, Spain for sharing pictures of their JupiterBlue® ‘FCM12-131’ crop. This is the first year of their plantation in the new variety in which they evaluated a baby crop.

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Bees and Pollination This Year in Oregon

This year, our Henry research farm in Oregon has enjoyed excellent visitations both from honeybees that were brought in and from wild bumblebees.

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Webinar Recap and Opportunity to Sign Up For Future Webinars

A special thank you to all who attended our webinar last week hosted by Fall Creek's Europe team. Presentations focused on how the blueberry category has fared to date since COVID-19 and discussed the opportunities lying ahead...

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Blue Ribbon Performance Report From Carsol Fruit, Europe

A special thank you to Carsol Fruit S.A. Europe for sharing recent photos of their impressive Blue Ribbon crop in one of the largest Blue Ribbon plantations in a low-mid chill region in Portugal.

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A Quick Update from One of Oregon’s R&D Farms

A big thank-you to our research team for safely continuing their work on the R&D farms during this difficult time. Fall Creek is determined to continue bringing our customers blueberry varieties of the future.

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We are pleased to introduce ‘TH-1008’ for Low Chill Environments

We are pleased to introduce ‘TH-1008’ (name pending). Developed by Fall Creek for low chill environments, this evergreen variety produces high yields of blueberries in the early season with excellent firmness, size, and flavor.

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Daily Executive Standing Meetings – Navigating in a Global Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected the way companies do business. This is certainly true at Fall Creek. We continue to operate, producing plants and serving our customers.  We have had to develop new policies and procedures to ensure our #1 goal – keeping our employees healthy and safe.

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Produttori di San Giovanni’s Beautiful High Chill Blueberry Farm in Northern Italy

Even in parts of the world most impacted by COVID 19, growers are working hard to produce healthy blueberries for consumers.

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To Serve Customers and our Communities, Employee Health & Safety Comes First

Employee safety is always a top priority at Fall Creek. While we have broadened our safety programs and initiatives through the years, it’s impossible to anticipate all scenarios until they become real.

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Fall Creek Welcomes Kevin Murphy to Our Board of Directors

We’re pleased to announce that Kevin Murphy has joined Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc.’s professional board of directors. Most recently, Kevin served as chief executive officer of Driscoll’s, a fourth-generation family berry business with worldwide operations. His appointment brings our board to nine individual directors.

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Recent BiancaBlue® ‘FCM12-087’ Harvest in Spain

BiancaBlue® 'FCM12-087' is a variety developed in our Mexico-based breeding program. Its most notable attribute is exceptional firmness and aromatic, sweet flavor. This variety is an early-mid spring producer in Central Mexico and is adapting very...

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Fall Creek’s blueberry variety Blue Ribbon is making an impressive showing in Spain.

Fall Creek's blueberry variety Blue Ribbon is making an impressive showing in Spain. Here is what Fall Creek’s Applied Research Manager, Antonio Alamo, said about Blue Ribbon today: "We’re seeing great performance with Blue Ribbon at our...

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An Update About Our Oregon Offices – Important!

The area of Oregon where Fall Creek’s corporate headquarters are located has been hit by a severe winter storm – unusual for this area. We currently have 15-20” of snow in areas. To make matters worse,...

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