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United Apple Sales hires Frank Davis, opens West Coast office

Lyndonville, N.Y.-based United Apples Sales opened a West Coast division based in Yakima, Wash., and hired Frank Davis as vice president of national business development.

Harvest time for Rave apples is almost here

Stemilt Growers is expecting more opportunities for retailers to boost apple sales and promote Rave apples in the coming months.
Jun 14, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Apples

Study looks at organic feasibility for Michigan apple growers

Growing apples organically is a daunting challenge for Michigan growers, but the industry is conducting a study to determine if the opportunities may outweigh the obstacles.

NY Apple Association receives TV ad award

The New York Apple Association, Fishers, has received the Telly Award for a television commercial featuring the state’s apple growers.

UPDATED: Fruit, vegetable groups join plea for USMCA approval

Almost 1,000 agriculture groups and companies are urging Congress to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, including dozens of specialty crop groups.

Belleharvest, Michigan Fresh unite to market apples

Michigan apple marketers Belleharvest Sales Inc. and Michigan Fresh Marketing are combining sales desks in a union that will represent about 150 growers and three million bushels of apples.

Michigan apple industry expects a big crop

Bloom was about 10 days late and harvest could be about four or five days late for Michigan apples, but early signs point to a full crop.

Cosmic Crisp partners with Crunch Pak, Litehouse

Cashmere, Wash.-based Crunch Pak will be the exclusive slicer of newly available Cosmic Crisp apples, beginning in December.

U.S. fresh apple holdings 7% less than a year ago

In the last storage report of the season, the U.S. Apple Association reported June 1 fresh apple inventories are 7% less than the same time a year ago.
Jun 07, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Pazazz promotions abound

Promotions that support local retail sales of Pazazz apples are abundant.