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U.S. Apple debuts new logo

The U.S. Apple Association has a new logo.
Aug 27, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

China adds to fruit tariffs

The hits keep on coming for U.S. fruit exporters.
Aug 27, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Trade, #Apples, #China

Packer Insight — Retail and trade topics at USApple conference

The Packer editor Tom Karst and Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle discuss the highlights from the recent U.S. Apple Association conference, including conversations around retail and trade.

Jeff Colombini starts term as chairman of U.S. Apple Association

Jeff Colombini, a third-generation grower and owner of Lodi Farming Inc., Stockton, Calif., is the new chairman of the U.S. Apple Association.

Rocky trade backdrop greets McKinney speech at U.S. Apple meeting

With the apple industry racked by trade troubles, U.S. Agricultural Trade Under Secretary Ted McKinney had a tough audience when he spoke Aug. 23 at the U.S. Apple Association Marketing and Outlook Conference.
Aug 25, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples, #USDA, #China, #India

Mexican apple output way up, but Canada down slightly

CHICAGO — Canada’s apple output is down slightly, but Mexican apple production is way up this year, according to industry reports at the U.S. Apple Association’s Marketing Conference.

Kroger produce executive urges innovation, customer focus for apples

CHICAGO — Lending insights on consumer apple demand from a retail perspective, Randy Riley outlined the challenges and opportunities he sees for the apple category.
Aug 23, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Retail, #Apples

New York Apple Association celebrates milestone

As the New York Apple Association celebrates 25 years, it’s coming out with new merchandising materials and marketing strategies for its more than 600 growers across six regions and more than 50,000 acres of orchards.
Aug 23, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Eastern Apples, #Apples

U.S. Apple Association apple estimate 2.2% lower than USDA

CHICAGO — The U.S. Apple Association estimate for the 2019 crop is forecast at 247.76 million (42-pound) cartons, 2.2% lower than the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s estimate of 253.09 million cartons.
Aug 23, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Crops, #Apples, #USDA