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SnapDragon apples and San Diego Zoo offer ‘monster crunch’ pop-up

SnapDragon Apples and the San Diego Zoo created a pop-up event to share the apple’s signature “monster crunch.”

Starr Ranch to market Stadelman's apples, pears, cherries

Starr Ranch Growers, Wenatchee, Wash., will be marketing and selling Stadelman Fruit’s produce.

U.S. fresh apple holdings up 14%

March 1 U.S. fresh apple holdings are up 14% from a year ago and 7% greater than the five-year average.
Mar 09, 2020 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

United Apple Sales promotes Brett Baker, ups EverCrisp production

United Apple Sales, Lyndonville, N.Y., has promoted Brett Baker to corporate vice president.

Nick Mascari leaves Applewood Growers, starts consulting firm

Nick Mascari has left Applewood Fresh Growers LLC, Sparta, Mich., where he was president, to open a consulting company.

AgroFresh debuts consumer research series on consumer behavior

AgroFresh Solutions Inc., a company focused on extending the shelf life of fresh produce, has a new consumer research series that identifies factors leading to a consumer’s choice to buy fresh produce.

Prevention Magazine features Cosmic Crisp

The new Cosmic Crisp apple, which is finishing its first commercial season, is featured on the March cover of Prevention Magazine.

SXSW Wellness Expo to feature Rockit Apple

Rockit Apple, known as the snacking apple due to its smaller size, will be featured at the South by Southwest Wellness Expo.

Pazazz apples tops in blind taste test

Pazazz apples, a proprietary variety from Elgin, Minn.-based Honeybear Brands, has impressed consumers in a blind taste test.
Feb 26, 2020 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

China to cut tariffs on U.S. fruit but virus worries escalate

China will allow its importers to apply for substantial tariff relief on U.S. fruit starting in early March.