Fruits

Bringing blockchain to the fruit market

“Blockchain technology alone cannot provide freshness, safety, provenance and recall capabilities.

“That requires data and capabilities from outside the blockchain.”

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New York apple growers star in marketing push

New York apple growers turned out in force for a marketing push designed to help consumers connect with the producers themselves.

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Washington State travels

Fruit Growers News traveled to Washington State in early October to work on a variety of apple stories. Here are some snapshots from that trip. –... more »

Cornell University professor breeds new apples

Apple lovers in central New York can crunch into two new breeds of apples developed by a professor at Cornell University that are only available for o... more »

Fifth-generation Miller Family Wines has new moniker

In conjunction with Thornhill Companies’ 50th anniversary, the Miller Family, who have been farming California’s Central Coast for five generation... more »

Vermont apple producers report an excellent crop

One bad apple crop is to be expected occasionally, given Vermont’s frigid northerly climate – but not this year. According to a report in the R... more »

Kissabel, the ‘Red Inside’ apple makes debut at Fruit Attraction

For the first time Kissabel, the new range of apples with colored flesh – from pink to intense red – will have its own showcase at Fruit Attractio... more »

National tour shares up-close look at Cosmic Crisp, WSU hops

Developing the next generation of hops and apples, including the much-anticipated Cosmic Crisp apple, researchers at Washington State University shar... more »

Starr Ranch Growers showcases Juici apple

With a fresh, bold look and exciting new direction, it’s only natural that Wenatchee, Washington-based Starr Ranch Growers would shine its PMA Fresh... more »

New packaging to keep blueberries fresh through supply chain

StePac L.A. Ltd. launches Xflow, a patented, functional, flowpack solution for blueberries as a cost-saving alternative to traditional preformed bulk ... more »

Nourse Farms doubles greenhouse space in Massachusetts

A new chapter is about to begin for the greenhouses at Five Acre Farm in Northfield, Massachusetts, as its sale to Nourse Farms in Whately has bee... more »

Grant supports improving cider industry – ‘Apple to Glass’

Hard apple cider is growing in popularity around the country, and craft ciders from small cideries are the fastest growing segment of that market. Eq... more »


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