In what one prominent economist says is a blow to U.S. fruit exporters, the White House concedes the Trans-Pacific Partnership is not going to be ratified.
Consumer education key to cracking new market.
Change came after the California Canning Peach Association objected and said the Sacramento school district should buy American.
Growers in China expected to follow set standards of production to prevent possible importing of new pests.
Agreement expected to boost apple exports by $100 million per year.
Agreement reached between U.S. and Chinese governments to reinstate market access after two-year absence.
USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is considering allowing the importation of fresh apples from China into the continental United States.
China has become the leading export market for California walnuts, with more than 101 million in-shell equivalent pounds shipped in 2011.