Growers and marketers from around the world attended the second annual Stonefruit Expo sponsored by Bakersfield, Calif.-based Sun World International LLC.

Sun World hosts stone fruit expo

The late-May event drew 40 visitors from Australia, Chile, China, South Africa, Spain and the United Kingdom, according to a Sun World news release.

Growers and marketers toured the company’s Variety Development Center and commercial farms in the southern San Joaquin Valley and learned about Sun World’s global licensing program for peaches, plums and other stone fruit.

The licensing program includes more than 1,000 growers and marketers in most of the world’s major fruit-growing regions, according to the release.