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Jeep giveaway leaves apple fans Jazz’d up

About 550 cartons of Jazz apples from the orchards of New Zealand’s Hawkes Bay flew to Tokyo for Japan’s annual springtime holiday, Golden Week.

Jeep giveaway leaves apple fans Jazz’d Up

A Jazz apple promotion with Jeep for a giveaway of a 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and outdoor-themed prizes has received about 300,000 entries.

Northeastern apple growers, retailers take on late-season EverCrisp

Northeastern growers and retailers are finding the late-season EverCrisp apple variety a benefit to their sales. 

Autumn Glory sales strong in January

Retail scan data for January show the Autumn Glory apple saw sales jump 83% and pounds sold increase just over 100%. 
Mar 06, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Dried Arctic ApBitz snacks available on Amazon again


Arctic ApBitz dried apple snacks are available through Amazon again, with a new variety.
Feb 19, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Apples

Rising retail apple prices noted in January

The apple category performed well in January, according to the latest Fruit Tracker Fast Fact video from Stemilt Growers.
Feb 18, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Organic Kanzi apple sales grow in U.S. proprietary apple category

Sales of Kanzi apples, particularly organic, continue to climb in the U.S. market.
Feb 16, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Retail, #Apples

New NW apple company has sights on growth

A North Carolina agriculture asset management firm has purchased Yakima Valley, Washington-based apple companies Legacy Fruit Packers, Valley Fruit and Larson Fruit Co.

Trend of fewer fresh apples in storage continues

The apple industry had 78.9 million (42-pound) bushels of fresh-market apples in storage as of Feb. 1, 12% less than the same time in 2018, and 7% off the five-year average.
Feb 12, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Apples

U.S. Apple asks for USMCA ratification, end to tariffs

The U.S. Apple Association, which represents a specialty crop significantly affected by retaliatory tariffs, asked President Trump for action on trade issues on the night of his State of the Union address.
Feb 06, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Exports, #Apples