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Kristi Harris to oversee Pazazz apple marketing

In a nod to the apple’s rapid growth, Pazazz has a new brand manager at Honeybear Brands, Kristi Harris.

Aug 09, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Apples, #People

European apple and pear crops up, forecast says

European apple production in 2018 will be way up and the region’s pear output will grow moderately, according to a new forecast.
Aug 09, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples, #Pears

Washington apple crop expected to be slightly smaller

Washington apple marketers are forecasting a fresh crop of 131 million 40-pound boxes in the 2018-19 season, a 2% drop from the previous crop of 134 million boxes.

US files $350 million WTO claim against Indonesia

The U.S., which won a World Trade Organization ruling against Indonesia in 2017 concerning import restrictions on apples, grapes, potatoes, onions and other items, says the country has not changed its policies.

India postpones retaliatory tariff on apples

The government of India has given Washington apple shippers a six-week delay on the implementation of a 25% retaliatory tariff against U.S. apples.
Aug 06, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Bair talks apple industry priorities, previews conference

Previewing the Aug. 23-24 2018 Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference, U.S. Apple Association president Jim Bair talked with The Packer’s editor Tom Karst July 31.
Aug 01, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples, #Video