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A first impression to last an industry

A black pickup truck emerged from the dawn fog on a chilly December morning, pulling into the hotel driveway in upstate New York. In the driver’s seat was Jim Allen, vice president marketing at New York Apple Sales.

Rice Fruit Co. tackles new projects

Based in the south-central Pennsylvania region of Gardners, Rice Fruit Co. is tackling projects, planning for new initiatives and reaching out across North America to offer more to customers.

New York Apple celebrates awards

The New York Apple Association and its president and CEO, Cynthia Haskins, have been recognized for several awards in 2018 and 2019.

New York Apple Association celebrates milestone

As the New York Apple Association celebrates 25 years, it’s coming out with new merchandising materials and marketing strategies for its more than 600 growers across six regions and more than 50,000 acres of orchards.
Aug 23, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Eastern Apples, #Apples

New York Apple Sales invests in packinghouses

New York Apple Sales works with nine packinghouses in New York and several have seen new investment this year, said Jim Allen, vice president of marketing for the Glenmont, N.Y.-based company.

Sun Orchard Fruit increases Pazazz volume

Sun Orchard Fruit Co., Burt, N.Y., will offer more Pazazz apples this year, said Tim Mansfield, sales and marketing director with the Burt, N.Y.-based company.

Rice Fruit upgrades packing tech, solar capacity

Rice Fruit Co. has been busy adding new tech to handle its fruit, which includes lots of up and coming apple varieties.

New York Apple Association plans new logo

The New York Apple Association is going to be unveiling a new logo by October, said Cynthia Haskins, president and CEO of the Fishers-based group.

Trade friction worries Eastern apple growers

The biggest market concern for Eastern apple shippers going into the 2018-19 season may be related to export market opportunities.
Sep 26, 2018 by Tom Karst #Eastern Apples, #Apples, #Exports