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Rockit apples available year-round from Chelan Fresh

Rockit apples, known for their small size, are now available year-round from Chelan Fresh.

Apeel Sciences secures $250 million in financing

Santa Barbara,Calif.-based Apeel Sciences has announced $250 million in new financing, and endorsements from Oprah Winfrey and Katy Perry. 
The financial boosts brings the company’s valuation to more than $1 billion.

Stemilt promotes galas during summer

Stemilt Growers, Wenatchee, Wash., is suggesting growers focus on galas in the summer to bolster the category.

Remembering apple professional Tim Byrne

Timothy Byrne, who helped launch several branded apples in the U.S., has died.

Fowler Farms donates SweeTango apples during pandemic

Fowler Farms, Wolcott, N.Y., is donating more than 100,000 SweeTango apples to people in need in the Northeast, a region severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. tree fruit groups urge federal relief for sector

The U.S. Apple Association, the Northwest Horticultural Council and other organizations have asked Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to consider the needs of tree fruit growers when allocating funds from the CARES Act.

Nonbrowning Arctic apples slated for Idaho Foodbank

Okanagan Specialty Fruits, Summerland, British Columbia, donated 945 pounds of Arctic Golden fresh apple slices to Feeding America, which has a network of 200 food banks in the U.S.

Starr Ranch Growers hires three in sales and marketing

Starr Ranch Growers, Wenatchee, Wash., has added three people to its sales and marketing staff.

Oppy, T&G Global donate apples, start school meal fund

The Oppenheimer Group and Jazz apple brand owner T&G Global are partnering with No Kid Hungry to ensure children have access to healthy food while schools are shut down because of the spread of COVID-1.

Starr Ranch Growers to use Apeel technology on organic apples

Starr Ranch Growers, Wenatchee, Wash., will be using Apeel Sciences’ treatment or organic apples.