A look at 1998 with Mike Wade of Columbia Fruit Packers

Howell IV, James H.
January 1998
Wenatchee Business Journal;Jan98, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p18
Presents Columbia Fruit Packers Inc. manager Mike Wade's 1998 forecast for the fruit industry in Washington State. Disappointing apple sales in 1997; Hopes about the Taiwanese Fuji apple market; Growing interest from domestic big box retailers; Improvement of cherry sales.


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