The calm before the storm Undersupplied US tabl

first_img The calm before the storm: Undersupplied U.S. tabl … U.S.-based grape company Sun World International says it has moved its packing operations in-house where they will pack a significant portion of their California grown product.In addition to Sun World’s facility location in Bakersfield, lines are installed in their partner facilities, La Jolla, Alta Vista, and Blanc to pack in-house throughout the season. Grapes in Charts: Mexico helps make America grape … The company says it has taken a phased-in approach with installation, with four lines currently functioning and the final installment of three lines projected to be complete the last week of September.“The investments being made by Sun World and our partners in this infrastructure are driving new innovation for our customers, the opportunity to differentiate themselves, and drive more margin and growth to the category,” vice president of domestic sales Jason Fuller said.Sun World says more benefits of the new packing operations include improved quality control, more flexibility on pack styles, and ability to pack to order at scale.The new packing operations will be led by director of in-house packing Cecilia Rivera and operations manager Ted Yukawa. Both have joined the Sun World team as of May 2018. September 13 , 2018 center_img Study finds molecules in oranges, grapes, carrots … India: Maharashtra grape growers to organize marke … You might also be interested inlast_img read more

Nevada officials reach out to Dbacks on potential

first_img Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation I’m sorely disappointed in the #BirdGang. You might bedisappointed in us, but we play well at home. And we leanon y’all to pick us up. And your absence helped the Arizona Cardinals lose Sunday.Really. Indeed, there were a lot of Steelers fans at the game, andthey were a loud and boisterous bunch. Then again, theplayers could have done their part and played well, givingthe visitors no reason to cheer. Maybe that’s just silly,but the only thing at University of Phoenix Stadium Sundaythat was uncalled for was the Cardinals’ play.Say what you want, but I’m a fan first. When my team isdown, that’s when you are the loudest, that’s when youneed the most support D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Fair enough, if there were more Cardinals fans in thestadium the Cardinals defense would not have allowed a 10-play, 64-yard touchdown drive on Pittsburgh’s nextpossession. Whatever the fans are making is clearly toomuch, as they don’t deserve their high salary when theyare cheering like that. For shame.But the crowd is pro steelers, so we can’t even use ourgreatest asset, Our Home Crowd… Home field is huge insports. If the team’s greatest asset is really the crowd thenthey’re in trouble because, well, they’ll only have theircrowd in five of the remaining 10 games. Suffice to saythe team should not be expected to win on the roadbecause, of course, they will be without their greatestasset. Pity their greatest asset isn’t talent, becausethat could show up in any stadium.That’s why they give it to the best team…all in all, ifyour for me and for us, then be for me and for us.If you’re a real #BirdGang member, I salute you, and weneed you going forward. Peace The Arizona Cardinals lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 32-20 Sunday.The Arizona Cardinals allowed Ben Roethlisberger to throwfor 361 yards and three touchdowns and the ArizonaCardinals lost their fifth straight game.But the team’s motto is “We do this together,” and thatincludes the fans. So, as safety Hamza Abdullah pointedout on his twitter page after Sunday’s game, theydeserve part of the blame.center_img 0 Comments   Share   Top Stories True, homefield advantage can help. A loud, screamingcrowd can intimidate an opposing offense, sometimes evenmaking it difficult to run plays. But Abdullah saying theteam plays well at home, while accurate, is an assertionlargely helped by the team’s ineptitude on the road.So in a way, “well” is relative.20,000 out of 60,000 were Pittsburgh fans. That’s absurdand uncalled for. The #BirdGang is better than that. That’s kind of Mr. Abdullah, saluting the real Cardinalsfans. But you fairweather fans, you know, the ones whodecided not to watch your team lose Sunday, do not get hispraise. So what if maybe you had better things to do ordecided to sell your tickets so you could pay a bill ortwo, the point is you weren’t at the game and thereforeare not a real fan. It is what it is. Yeah, you can call us names, and say wehaven’t given anyone anything to cheer for, but it’s 17-14, and we have momentum Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away That sounds all well and good, but the fact of the matteris it’s hard to cheer when your team keeps losing andlooks bad in the process. University of Phoenix Stadiumwas rocking when LaRod Stephens-Howling scored on a 73-yard touchdown pass to cut the deficit to three, but hadlittle reason to cheer after that.last_img read more

Derrick Hall satisfied with Dbacks buying and se

first_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling A whopping 64 percent of the vote went toward Taylor, with free agent signee Jonathan Dwyer receiving 31 percent. Rookie Zach Bauman received just three percent of the vote, while two percent of you chose the “other” option.Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday that the goal is for Ellington to get 25-30 touches per game this season. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Top Stories The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelocenter_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires 0 Comments   Share   Every day, asks readers a question. It’s the Sanderson Ford Poll Question of the Day, and it can be found midway down the right side of our home page.On Wednesday, we asked you to take a closer look at the Arizona Cardinals’ backfield and answer the question of who will get the most touches behind No. 1 running back Andre Ellington. A total of 436 votes were submitted, and second-year running back Stepfan Taylor out of Stanford is the favorite to spell Ellington.last_img read more

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first_img Top Stories The Arizona Cardinals sit atop the vaunted NFC West with a 4-1 record, yet they continue to be looked over in the national conversation.In a debate on NFL Network over which team is the NFC’s best, six teams were discussed — Dallas, Philadelphia, Seattle, San Francisco, Green Bay and Detroit. No mention of the Cardinals. @PaulCalvisi @nflnetwork right! Look at this no cardinals! That’s messed up— tim (@getnbusykings) October 14, 2014 Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling While arguments can certainly be made for having the 5-1 Cowboys and Eagles above the Cardinals on this list, the other four teams have each lost two games. San Francisco even lost to the Cardinals 23-14 in Week 3. Meanwhile, Arizona’s lone loss came against the defending AFC champion Broncos in Denver. The Cardinals were forced to start their backup quarterback in that game as well. Dating back to last season, the Cardinals have won 11 of their last 14 games.Arizona continues to fly under the radar as they head to Oakland on Sunday looking to improve to 5-1. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelocenter_img Comments   Share   Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires

first_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Even with missing time, Mathieu led the team with five interceptions (one touchdown) and 16 passes defensed last season. He also totaled 89 tackles and made 11 tackles for loss with a forced fumble. 0 Comments   Share   Since being drafted in the third round in 2013, he has tallied 195 tackles and eight interceptions for the Cardinals. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories center_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling 8) Tyrann Mathieu, DB, Arizona Cardinals: The league’s most versatile defensive star was making a serious run at the Defensive Player of the Year award when he tore his ACL in Week 15 while reeling in his fifth interception. Unlike his problematic 2013 knee reconstruction, which included a torn LCL, this tear was clean. Because the injury occurred in mid-December, though, Mathieu will be racing against the clock to recapture his disruptive 2015 form by the season opener. Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu could be in for a big comeback season, according to Around the NFL writer Chris Wesseling.Wesseling put together a list of 10 candidates from around the league that he feels could make a case for the Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year award. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

The 5 Takeaways from the Coyotes introduction of

first_img The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Michael Grabner #40 of the Arizona Coyotes celebrates with Brad Richardson #15 after scoring a goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the third period of the NHL game at Gila River Arena on March 09, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) On Wednesday, and its corresponding Twitter account, @AZSports, did coinciding polls to ask users: Which of the four major professional teams in the Valley is closest to a title? Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The Phoenix sports scene could use another championship ring.The Diamondbacks are still the only of the four major professional teams in Arizona to win a title, beating the Yankees in the World Series in 2001. Other teams have come close, but still, Arizona’s youngest major professional sports franchise is the only to win a title.We know — the Phoenix Mercury, Arizona Rattlers and Phoenix Rising FC have all either had great success or a bright future or both. But this question is intended to examine the “big four” teams, whose fan base, economic impact and brand recognition are all the largest among the list of teams in the Valley. The Coyotes finished just four points behind Colorado, which occupied the final Wild Card spot. They won 39 games and had 86 points, the most since 2013-14. It was a drastic improvement from the season before, in which the Coyotes finished last in the Pacific Division and were virtually out of the playoff race by November.That said, progress is often non-linear. Do the Coyotes fix their scoring woes? Do young players take that next step forward? How long do the veterans have left with the young core?Arizona Diamondbacks (24%)(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)The D-backs, should they be the next to win the ‘ship, would earn their second title while other teams are still waiting on their first. How unfair.But the Diamondbacks winning a World Series in the near future isn’t out of the question, since they’re the most recent of the four teams to make the playoffs and are off to a decent start in 2019. The emergence of players like David Peralta, Nick Ahmed and Ketel Marte over the last few years has only bolstered their chance of success going forward.But will losing big pieces like Paul Goldschmidt, Patrick Corbin and A.J. Pollock hurt their depth and experience in the long haul? And can the team maintain consistency in what has been a 21-16 start to the season? But with an 86% chance the Suns will not get that pick, odds are the team goes into the offseason following a 19-win season with questions about who to draft, how high they value young players like Josh Jackson and Kelly Oubre Jr., and how to solve the persistent point guard problem.It’s felt like the Suns have been two years away from being two years away for a long time. This poll does not reveal optimism that Phoenix has moved much closer to its goal. 76 Comments   Share   Top Stories Which of these Valley teams is closest to winning a championship?— 98.7 Arizona Sports (@AZSports) May 8, 2019The results were slightly different depending on which platform you were on. On the website, as of Thursday morning, more than 80% of users had said the Coyotes were closest. On Twitter, the ‘Yotes had the lead as well, but only 57% of the vote.We wanted to dive into this question a little further. Here’s a synopsis for each team to add more context to the discussion, put in order by how each team did in the poll:Arizona Coyotes (57%)(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Twitter users were bullish about the Coyotes’ future, overwhelmingly voting them as the closest team.Related LinksDissatisfying as 2018-19 was, Coyotes’ season showed progressBy the numbers: Diamondbacks’ road trip vs. Rockies, RaysArizona Cardinals pick QB Kyler Murray 1st in 2019 NFL DraftMonty Williams will usher in new era of Phoenix Suns basketballThere’s a good case to be made for this. Arizona’s NHL franchise hasn’t made the playoffs since 2011-12 when it went to the Western Conference Finals, but this year came the closest it has in a long time to making the postseason. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Arizona Cardinals (13%)(Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)The Cardinals are the most recent team to be in their league’s title game or series, even though they’ve yet to win a Super Bowl in their team’s long history.Coming off of an NFL-worst 3-13 season, it’s understandable to think that Arizona’s NFL team is a long way away from a Super Bowl title. But maybe the better descriptor for the Cardinals in all of this is their status as a wild card.If Kyler Murray and Kliff Kingsbury are the new trendsetters in the NFL for how to run an offense and everything goes well, the Cardinals could be a dominant force. If things don’t go according to plan and Murray doesn’t pan out, it’s back to the drawing board.Phoenix Suns (6%)(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Phoenix hopes the five-year signing of experienced head coach Monty Williams can signal a turnaround for a team looking for stability in a nine-year playoff drought.We’ll know Tuesday if their luck is turning when the NBA Draft Lottery determines who gets the No. 1 pick and likely Zion Williamson, the most highly-touted prospect in years. Adding him to the core of guard Devin Booker and center Deandre Ayton is a dream for Suns fans. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

Go back to the enewsletter Fiji Airways has ann

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletter>Fiji Airways has announced that all business class passengers travelling on flights operated by its B737 fleet will be offered iPads for in-flight entertainment (IFE) with pre-loaded movies, TV shows and music. The new offering starts from 1 November 2015.The new iPad based IFE will offer Business Class customers a choice of 23 movies, 19 television shows and a range of music. By March 2016, the onboard entertainment selection on the iPad IFE will increase, offering over 100 hours of inflight entertainment.The B737 fleet operates on flights to/from Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands.“This is an exciting product upgrade for Business Class guests on our B737 fleet, and will offer them convenience and choices we haven’t been able to offer before on this aircraft type,” said David Bowden, Fiji Airways acting-CEO. “This new audio-visual enhancement will be an on-demand service, include the latest movies and TV shows along with the classics. Coupled with our award winning inflight service, wines, and menu designed by Chef Lance Seeto, we can now bring the B737 Business Class experience to par with that of our A330s,” concluded Mr. Bowden.The iPad based IFE enhancement is part of the Fiji Airways overall upgrade on IFE content across its entire fleet. The airline has signed an agreement with Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., (GEE) for provision of on-board entertainment content. This includes increased movie and TV show selections on both aircraft types (B737s and A330s) and the ability to offer inflight video advertising.“Fiji Airways is stepping up its content game with a creative approach that is on par with other leading airlines,” said Amir Samnani, Senior Vice President of Content Services for Global Eagle. “Both Fiji Airways and Global Eagle are committed to a whole new level of content delivery and game-changing innovations focused on providing the very best passenger experience.”GEE is already selling Fiji Airways’ advertising and sponsorship spots, which will begin appearing on the airline’s IFE screens at the beginning of 2016.As an ongoing investment in amplifying the passenger’s experience both in the air and on the ground, Fiji Airways has committed to a number of upgrades within the company throughout 2015. This includes the purchase of several new aircraft and introduction of online check-in options.Go back to the e-newsletter>last_img read more

More Americans look set to book flights to the UK

first_imgMore Americans look set to book flights to the UK after Virgin Atlantic airways and Visit Britain launched a new campaign.The £660,000 Get More Britain For Your Buck initiative aims to ensure that Americans continue travelling to Britain over the course of 2009.Despite US tourists spending £2.2 billion per year on almost three million trips to Britain, the number of visitors has decreased by 11.5 percent during the past five years because of the falling dollar and the struggling economy.The campaign will centre around the website, which highlights the close proximity of Britain’s attractions and the ease at which they can be explored.Commenting on the initiative, Jeff Mezoff, Virgin Atlantic’s vice president of marketing, said: “We wanted to take advantage of this historic opportunity and feel that there could not be a better time to launch this campaign promoting tourism to Britain.”Recent research has shown that one-third of American visits to the UK last for between one and two nights.Virgin Atlantic Airways will also launch new flights to Puerto Rican capital San Juan on November 9th. ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedBA says more Americans will book flights to the UKBA says more Americans will book flights to the UKDubai expects more flight passengers for 2009 Shopping FestivalMore people could book flights to Dubai during the emirate’s 2009 Shopping FestivalBritain remains one of the world’s sought after destinationsThe UK has been named one of the world’s most desired countries after the US, Germany and France.last_img read more

Another reason to be cheerful its autumn – our US

first_imgAnother reason to be cheerful it’s autumn – our US writer Sara says football fans across America are in pigskin heaven now the football season gets underway again. So if NFL is your thing, grab a beer and a hot dog and take a tour with her round some famous football landmarks throughout the United States. RelatedFootball hater’s guide to the South Africa World CupFootball hater’s guide to the South Africa World Cup2012 Sports Calendar: 10 exciting sporting eventsHere are 10 of the best budget picks for top sporting events you should attend in 201210 top places to eat, drink and party in Glasgow: a local’s guideOur local’s pick of 10 of the best places to eat, drink and be merry in Glasgow – ideal for football fans. Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton, OhioThe mother lode for NFL history buffs can be found at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. This is the place that players and coaches strive to get inducted into, and only the best of the best get in. Revel in football greatness as you stroll through the hall, and take part in the many ongoing events that are put on there. You can even host your own gathering there if you’re a truly hardcore fan. Find cheap flights to OhioRose Bowl, Pasadena, CaliforniaEvery New Year’s Day, two teamsfrom some of the nation’s largest universities play in the Rose Bowl, which is considered the top dog of all the bowl games that take place on this day. The historic stadium, which dates back to the early 1920s, has hosted football games since the very beginning, and is the current home field of the UCLA Bruins. Find cheap flights to LAPermian High School, Odessa, TexasMany football movies are about teams, people, or events of the past, but on Friday nights at Permian High School in Odessa, Texas, fans can still cheer on the notorious Permian Panthers, the football team that inspired the book, movie and television series “Friday Night Lights”. Even though the storyline is about their achievements in the late 1980s, today’s games are just as exhilarating to watch. Find cheap flights to TexasMetrodome, Minneapolis, MinnesotaAs if the longtime rivals, the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers, being based in neighboring states wasn’t already enough to fuel the fire, the Vikings acquisition this season of legendary quarterback Brett Favre, who played for the Packers for sixteen seasons, will surely make for even more bitterness, but hopefully all in good fun. Catch the highly anticipated match-up between the two on Monday Night Football October 5th, at the Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis, or at any nearby bars, because they’ll all be jammed with more fans than ever that night. Find cheap flights to MinneapolisLambeau Field, Green Bay, WisconsinSpeaking of the Green Bay Packers, their home field is a place that’s a tourist attraction in itself. Lambeau Field, with its sod field and sometimes freezing cold outdoor setting, dates from the 1950s, and houses a team Hall of Fame, which not all NFL teams have. Stadium tours are available year-round, and great on-site themed restaurants and sports shops add to the experience. Across the street, fans can get up close and personal with their favorite players during summer training camp at the Don Hutson Center. Find cheap flights to Green BayHuntington, West VirginiaThis next destination revolves around the story of the Marshall University football squad, coaches and some of their fans that were killed in a plane crash in 1970, and the 2006 film “We Are Marshall” that is about that tragedy. A fountain at Marshall University is dedicated to the people that lost their lives that day, and a memorial also stands in their remembrance at Spring Hill Cemetery in the town of Huntington, West Virginia, the location of the university. Find cheap flights to West VirginiaCollege Football Hall of Fame, South Bend, IndianaThe College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana is where NCAA college football greats end up after breaking records and instilling a sense of awe in onlookers.Students can participate in their sportsmanship education program, and anyone can stop by their gift shop to pick up memorabilia from favorite college teams. The Hall’s RV Road Show is a traveling mini museum that brings a taste of the real thing to college football enthusiasts all over the country. Find cheap flights to OhioDolphin Stadium, Miami, FloridaThe Pro Bowl, on January 31st, and the Super Bowl, on February 7th, are both descending upon south Florida this coming winter. And even though it can be difficult and expensive to get tickets to these two major events, just being in hot and sunny Miami in the middle of winter, with so many other diehard football fans, can be quite fulfilling in itself. Find cheap flights to MiamiSoldier Field, Chicago, IllinoisConstructed in 1924, Soldier Field in Chicago is the oldest stadium being used at this time in the NFL. Its name is to honor American soldiers who have died in battles throughout history, and its architecture is rather unusual for a stadium, with regal Doric-style columns lining the exterior of the structure. This lakeside marvel is home of the Chicago Bears, which is also one of the oldest continuously operating teams in pro football, and one of only a few modern teams that pre-date the NFL. Find cheap flights to ChicagoDallas, TexasWhen one thinks of the sport of football, the thought of peppy cheerleaders on the sidelines dancing around and shouting in skimpy yet elaborate costumes may also come to mind. The Dallas Cowboys’ cheerleading squad has been around for as long as the team has, and has built a reputation as being one of the best troupes in the entire NFL. Witness these talented gals in action at a home game or at events and appearances throughout the season. Find cheap flights to DallasReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Maplast_img read more

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