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North Bay sends apples to schools, food pantries during crisis

North Bay Produce, Traverse City, Mich., is continuing its food donation program as the COVID-19 crisis widens.

Honeybear’s Chilean Honeycrisps available soon

Honeycrisp apples from Chile will be available at retailers nationwide in May, according to grower and importer Honeybear Brands, Elgin, Minn.

Coronavirus market update: apples

One of the big supply chain questions related to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak is the effect of the crisis on demand for particular commodities.

2019 Fresh Trends data: Comparing apples to oranges

Apples and oranges always find themselves near the top of the list of most popular fruits in the produce department.

George Lamont, apple grower, industry advocate remembered

George Lamont, a N.Y. apple grower who “retired” in the late 1990s but was instrumental in forming the Premier Apple Cooperative a few years later, has died.

SnapDragon apples and San Diego Zoo offer ‘monster crunch’ pop-up

SnapDragon Apples and the San Diego Zoo created a pop-up event to share the apple’s signature “monster crunch.”

Starr Ranch to market Stadelman's apples, pears, cherries

Starr Ranch Growers, Wenatchee, Wash., will be marketing and selling Stadelman Fruit’s produce.

U.S. fresh apple holdings up 14%

March 1 U.S. fresh apple holdings are up 14% from a year ago and 7% greater than the five-year average.
Mar 09, 2020 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

United Apple Sales promotes Brett Baker, ups EverCrisp production

United Apple Sales, Lyndonville, N.Y., has promoted Brett Baker to corporate vice president.

Nick Mascari leaves Applewood Growers, starts consulting firm

Nick Mascari has left Applewood Fresh Growers LLC, Sparta, Mich., where he was president, to open a consulting company.