Tag Archives: Columbia Marketing International

CMI Named Finalist for PMA Impact Award

Columbia Marketing International (CMI) has been named as a finalist for the 2014 PMA Impact Awards in Excellence in Packaging for their innovative single-serving … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

CMI Declares July the Month of Jumbo Cherries

Columbia Marketing International (CMI) has declared July to be the month of jumbo cherries in response to the season’s larger than usual sizing and … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

CMI Identifies Key Retail Opportunities for Cherry Sales

A CMI (Columbia Marketing International) report identifies key differences between top and bottom performing retailers in U.S. markets, revealing strategies leading supermarket chains use … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

The expanding world of organics

Consumers continue to ask about organics. Growers are answering them, while leading shoppers to the category. Is organic produce healthier than conventional? Do the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Scaling the summit

Produce insiders are packing their Mardi Gras masks and heading to The Big Easy for the industry’s “big show”—the annual PMA Fresh Summit. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Steve Lutz Joins Columbia Marketing International

Columbia Marketing International, an established grower/shipper of premium quality apples, pears and cherries, has hired Steve Lutz as VP of Marketing.  Steve replaces Bob … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Imported KIKU Apple Program Continues to Grow

Columbia Marketing International’s import season for the KIKU apple variety is growing thanks to their New Zealand partners. Increasing volumes of imported New Zealand … Continue reading

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Pac NW Apricot Season is here

The Northwest summer apricot season has begun Columbia Marketing International (CMI) one of Washington State’s largest apple, pear, cherry and apricot growers/shippers, announces the … Continue reading

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Produce Powerhouse

PMA Fresh Summit is fast approaching. The industry is poised to put its best foot forward. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

The best from the Northwest

The distinctive climate of the Northwest makes for some of the most well-received produce and seafood in the country. The Northwest region of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

A Spring Showcase… continued

While April showers may bring us flowers, the rainy Spring month also brings the produce industry a couple of its favorite trade shows— the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh