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Apple association grant gives NY district a snack station

The U.S. Apple Association awarded a $4,000 Apples4Ed grant to help the Rensselaer City School District in New York create a healthy snacking program encouraging student participation in physical activity — basically an outdoor snack station in the middle of a running track.

FDA approves bioengineered Arctic Fuji

Following the granny smith and golden delicious, the Arctic Fuji apple, engineered to resist browning, has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

USApple awards Baltimore school with Apples4Ed Grant

Robert W. Coleman Elementary as part of its 2019 Apples4Ed program

New York Apple promotes Cailin Kowalewski

The New York Apple Association has promoted Cailin Kowalewski to account manager.

Jeep giveaway leaves apple fans Jazz’d up

About 550 cartons of Jazz apples from the orchards of New Zealand’s Hawkes Bay flew to Tokyo for Japan’s annual springtime holiday, Golden Week.

Jeep giveaway leaves apple fans Jazz’d Up

A Jazz apple promotion with Jeep for a giveaway of a 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and outdoor-themed prizes has received about 300,000 entries.

Northeastern apple growers, retailers take on late-season EverCrisp

Northeastern growers and retailers are finding the late-season EverCrisp apple variety a benefit to their sales. 

Autumn Glory sales strong in January

Retail scan data for January show the Autumn Glory apple saw sales jump 83% and pounds sold increase just over 100%. 
Mar 06, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Dried Arctic ApBitz snacks available on Amazon again

Arctic ApBitz dried apple snacks are available through Amazon again, with a new variety.
Feb 19, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Apples

Rising retail apple prices noted in January

The apple category performed well in January, according to the latest Fruit Tracker Fast Fact video from Stemilt Growers.
Feb 18, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples