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The Oppenheimer Group teases new packaging

The Oppenheimer Group teased new apple packaging at the PMA’s Fresh Summit. The packaging pictured at the virtual booth is a pyramid-shaped paper-based graphic container and holds four Jazz apples. 

FirstFruits wants consumers to Crave the Crunch with Opals

FirstFruits Marketing, Yakima, Wash., is starting the Opal apple season with a consumer campaign, Crave the Crunch.

Honeybear apple emojis ask: Are you hangry or satisfied?

Honeybear Brands, Elgin, Minn., is adding price look-up stickers featuring emojis on apples to help consumers experience “all the feels.”

Versatile product mix will elevate apple category, Stemilt says

A review of retail sales data by Stemilt Growers’ Roger Pepperl an Brianna Shales shows apples have been a strong performer for the last quarter, and there is more to come.

New Product Review — Lunch Kitz from Crunch Pak

Curious about Lunch Kitz? In case you haven't yet scored a sample, Amelia and Ashley gave them a try at home as part of their New Product Review series for Fresh Summit.

BelleHarvest debuts kid-focused PAW Patrol branded apples

Belding, Mich.-based BelleHarvest  is introducing PAW Patrol branded apples.

Harvest of flavorful Autumn Glory apples begins at Superfresh

The Autumn Glory harvest is under way, and Domex Superfresh Growers, exclusive growers of the apple, reports the apple’s unique flavors are evident in every bite.

Washington Apple Commission says crop will be lighter

Washington apple growers, who are about three-fourths through harvest, are seeing a production dip of about 10%, causing the Washington Apple Commission to revise an August forecast.

Stemilt touts packaging options at PMA virtual booth

Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers is touting its apple and pear packaging options at the Produce Marketing Association’s virtual Fresh Summit.

Arctic apple slices available in convenience stores

Non-browning Arctic apple slices, grown primarily for the foodservice market, are now available in convenience stores.