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What's On Ad — Peaches, cantaloupes surpass cherries for top spot

Peaches have surpassed cherries as the most popular produce item on ad, with more than 16,700 stores putting the seasonal sweet on ad for the week ended Aug. 2.

Stemilt’s Moon cherries carry ‘mystical’ consumer message

Stemilt Growers is going to the moon to promote its next cherry harvest, which starts in August.

What's On Ad — Cherries, stone fruit and organic strawberries

Cherries again led the list of most-promoted produce items, with more than 19,000 stores featuring them the week ended July 19.

CMI Orchards invited to present at White House

CMI Orchards is scheduled to represent Washington State in the third annual Made in America Product Showcase at the White House July 15.
Jul 11, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Apples, #Cherries

Stemilt gives cherries for spitting, funds for students

Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers donated cherries to the Wenatchee Valley Fourth of July cherry spitting contest and donated funds to the Washington Apple Education Foundation.
Jul 10, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Local, #Cherries

Stemilt’s Kyle’s Pick cherries return

Throughout July, Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers is striving to ensure that premium Kyle’s Pick cherries are the impulse buy shoppers make.

Figs No. 1 on Produce Market Guide, but plums get plenty of love

After a couple of weeks of inching toward No. 1, figs secured the ranking of most searched item on Produce Market Guide during the week of July 1, switching places with cucumbers.

Millennials Eat — Special 4th of July Edition!

Copy editor and designer Amelia Freidline and staff writer Ashley Nickle host a special Fourth of July edition of Millennials Eat that focuses on uses for cherries, which are in season now.

The Ultimate Cherry line starts season at Stemilt

Dubbed the Ultimate Cherry line, Stemilt Growers’ massive new high-tech packing line in Wenatchee, Wash., has 32 lanes that use cameras to sort and size the fruit.

Northwest cherry season gaining speed

The Northwest cherry season is off and running, with industry leaders predicting good volume for July 4 promotions and beyond.