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Stemilt Fruit Tracker notes strong sales for gala apples

Gala apple sales and volume showed a sharp uptick in December compared with year-ago sales, according Stemilt Growers.

Jan 31, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Retail, #Apples

Chef Ethan Stowell tours Stemilt facilities

Stemilt Growers’ spokesman chef, Ethan Stowell, recently visited the company’s Fresh Center headquarters in Wenatchee, Wash.

Chelan to boost SugarBee volume

Chelan Fresh Marketing, Chelan, Wash., plans to increase the volume of its proprietary organic SugarBee apples this season.

Coupon for SnapDragon apples available via Ibotta

Shoppers can access a $1 discount on a 2-pound bag of SnapDragon apples by using the Ibotta app.

Honeybear kicks up Pazazz apple marketing

Honeybear Brands, Minneapolis, is rolling out a national campaign for Pazazz apples that involves targeted marketing at more than a dozen retail banners, with a focus on Eastern seaboard locations.
Jan 14, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Apples, #REGION

Northwest organic apples come easier, but the Northeast still wants it

Whatever your opinion on organics, there’s a market for it.

What’s in a name? A lot, when it comes to 2019 apples

In the apple game, it’s all about name dropping. 

Lower apple storage numbers continue through season

Fresh apple shippers on Jan. 1 had almost 92 million bushels (42 pounds) in fresh and controlled-atmosphere storage, a 16% drop than at the same time in early 2018.

Michigan growers unite, form Applewood Fresh

A group of Michigan apple growers have joined another long-time grower-packer to form Applewood Fresh Growers LLC.

Youth charities benefit from Opal apple sales.

FirstFruits Marketing is using the appeal of Opal apples to fund youth groups through the Youth Make a Difference Initiative.