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Jasa packaging equipment takes plastic out of the picture

Jasa Packaging Solutions, The Netherlands, has seen plastic-free packaging growing as a trend in Europe, and now it's happening in the U.S.

Stemilt’s Promosaurus seeks bigger pear, apple displays

Stemilt Growers is launching Promosaurus, a campaign to help retailers build large apple and pear displays, and celebrating 30 years of organic growing at Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Stemilt to feature new organic apple bags at Fresh Summit

Stemilt Growers is set to center its Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit booth around organics, launching Artisan Organics 5-pound resealable pouch bags of organic galas, fujis and granny smith apples.

SnapDragon apple partners with children’s game for promotion

Crunch Time Apple Growers and PlayMonster 5-Second Rule Jr. Games created a promotion to drive in-store traffic and build excitement for SnapDragon apples and the children’s PlayMonster game. 

U.S. Apple Association launches Apples4Ed

The U.S. Apple Association has launched its 2019-20 Apples4Ed initiative.

Virginia leaders celebrate the state’s apple harvest

Pamela Northam, wife of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, and Bettina Ring, Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry, celebrated National Apple Month and the peak of the state’s apple harvest season.

AgroFresh Solutions helps foresee bitter pit in Honeycrisp

Philadelphia-based AgroFresh Solutions’ FreshCloud Predictive Screening system has added capabilities to help Honeycrisp apple growers.

USDA revises grade standards for fuji apples

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has amended the standards for fuji apples.
Oct 06, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Apples, #USDA

FirstFruits announces partnership with Cynthia Sass

FirstFruits Marketing has announced its partnership with Cynthia Sass, dietitian and New York Times best-selling author, as brand ambassador for Opal apples.