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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

Organic Kanzi apple sales grow in U.S. proprietary apple category

Sales of Kanzi apples, particularly organic, continue to climb in the U.S. market.
Feb 16, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Retail, #Apples

New NW apple company has sights on growth

A North Carolina agriculture asset management firm has purchased Yakima Valley, Washington-based apple companies Legacy Fruit Packers, Valley Fruit and Larson Fruit Co.

Trend of fewer fresh apples in storage continues

The apple industry had 78.9 million (42-pound) bushels of fresh-market apples in storage as of Feb. 1, 12% less than the same time in 2018, and 7% off the five-year average.
Feb 12, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Apples

U.S. Apple asks for USMCA ratification, end to tariffs

The U.S. Apple Association, which represents a specialty crop significantly affected by retaliatory tariffs, asked President Trump for action on trade issues on the night of his State of the Union address.
Feb 06, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Exports, #Apples

Stemilt Fruit Tracker notes strong sales for gala apples

Gala apple sales and volume showed a sharp uptick in December compared with year-ago sales, according Stemilt Growers.

Jan 31, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Retail, #Apples

Chef Ethan Stowell tours Stemilt facilities

Stemilt Growers’ spokesman chef, Ethan Stowell, recently visited the company’s Fresh Center headquarters in Wenatchee, Wash.

Chelan to boost SugarBee volume

Chelan Fresh Marketing, Chelan, Wash., plans to increase the volume of its proprietary organic SugarBee apples this season.