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Jack Brown Produce recalls apples

Sparta, Mich.-based Jack Brown Produce Inc. is recalling gala, fuji, Honeycrisp and golden delicious apples.
Dec 19, 2017 by Kevin Spafford #Recall, #Food safety, #Apples

Growers promoting much larger Kanzi crop

CMI Orchards and Applewood Orchards both expect to have more than double the Kanzi volume they produced last season.

Granny smith and hass avocado continue boom cycle pricing

After a lively summer, buyers of granny smith apples and hass avocados still have a tiger by the tail.

Washington Apples business updates

Catch up on the latest from companies featured in The Packer's 2017 Washington Apples shipping profile.

Crunch Pak debuts Bag in a Bag multi-packs

Cashmere, Wash.-based Crunch Pak has new multi-packs, which will be sold in bags instead of in clamshells.
Mar 07, 2017 #Apples, #Fresh-cut, #Packaging

3-pound bag still most popular for apples

The latest Fruit Tracker Fast Facts video from Stemilt Growers shows the three-pound bag remains the most widely used package in the apple category.

Macro Plastics releases bin aimed at apples

Fairfield, Calif.-based Macro Plastics has debuted the MacroBin 29, a plastic harvest bin intended for apples.
Sep 07, 2016 #Apples, #Packaging

Michigan apple shippers switch to pouches

Increased use of pouches is among the packaging trends in the Michigan apple industry.
Aug 30, 2016 #Apples, #Packaging

Wal-Mart safety chief urges vigilance

CHICAGO - Wal-Mart food safety officer Frank Yiannas challenged apple growers to create a food safety culture at their operations during his Aug. 25 keynote address at the U.S. Apple Association Apple Crop Outlook
Aug 25, 2016 #Apples, #Food safety, #Produce Retail