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Sage Fruit Co. launches 3-pound apple pouches

Sage Fruit Co. LLC has introduced a new line of 3-pound pouch bags for its organic apples with a 2-pound bag for the Honeycrisp variety

Stemilt suggests organic promos

With plenty of high-flavor apples available this season Stemilt Growers LLC wants to work with retailers to put together “big, bold promotions” on organics.

AgroFresh to focus on sustainability, food waste at Fruit Logistica

AgroFresh Solutions Inc., which markets SmartFresh and other products to prolong the shelf life of fruits and vegetables, plans to focus on sustainability and curbing food waste at Fruit Logistica.

Moxxy Marketing earns award for sliced apple bags

Moxxy Marketing, Salinas, Calif., received an award for designs for sliced apples bags and applesauce containers for school lunches.

Domex Superfresh Growers busy in the orchards

Even in the dead of winter, Washington apple growers are busy preparing for the next apple season.

Organic apple volume rises

Organic apple volumes are up year-over-year, and Nielsen data from November 2019 shows that organic apples make up 8% of apple category volume and 10% of category dollars on average in the U.S.

Promising trade gains, U.S. signs phase one trade agreement with China

The phase one trade agreement signed by the U.S. and China Jan. 15 will deliver potential trade gains for U.S. growers of potatoes, blueberries, avocados, and other crops.

​​​​​​​Walmart talks packaging, plastics on GOPEX panel

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Walmart has been working with individual suppliers to reduce plastic in produce departments as consumer interest in sustainability increases.

Autumn Glory hits sweet notes at retail

The Autumn Glory continues to see success this winter at retail, with the apple from Domex Superfresh Growers, Yakima, Wash., posting strong year-over-year growth.
Jan 13, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Apples

Year in Produce No. 1 — Trade troubles

While a mid-December “phase one” trade agreement with China lifted spirits and forestalled any escalation in the trade war with China, it
did not immediately remove Chinese tariffs on fresh produce.