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Hess Bros. partners with Rainier Fruit for Wild Twist apple

Lancaster, Pa.-based Hess Bros. Fruit Co. partnered with Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit Co. to expand its Wild Twist apple program. 

Starr Ranch Growers partners with emoji company for fruit branding

Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers is partnering with the German-based emoji company to use the brand icons on the company’s apples, pears, and cherries.

Chilean SweeTango import season soon to start

It is SweeTango apple season again for Stemilt Growers.
Feb 25, 2020 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Apple volumes up for second month in a row

Lower retail prices for Honeycrisp apples helped fuel volume gains of 22% for the variety in January.

Stemilt video blog reveals apple retail trends

Lower retail prices for Honeycrisp apples helped fuel volume gains of 22% for the variety in January. That is one observation from Stemilt Growers latest episode of Fast Facts The Cast, available on YouTube

U.S. fresh exports of fruit down, vegetables up in 2019

Exports of U.S. fresh fruits declined by 6% in 2019, while exports of U.S. fresh vegetables increased by 4%.

Site informs foodservice industry about sliced Arctic apples

Okanagan Specialty Fruits has launched a foodservice web portal to give chefs information on bioengineered non-browning Arctic apples.

The probability of an organic apple purchase

As one of the most popular items in the produce department, apples enjoy a steady organic presence.

Crunchies offers freeze-dried line of fruits

Crunchies Natural Food Co., offers a line of freeze-dried fruits, including strawberries, mixed fruit, strawberry-banana, pineapple, mango and cinnamon apple, said Shaby Fisher, senior marketing specialist.

World apple, pear group’s southern production report down slightly

The World Apple and Pear Association’s annual Southern Hemisphere production forecast shows slight drops in both crops compared to the past season.