Apples

Envy apples expecting big harvest for holiday season

With the holiday season nearing, Envy apples once again expect to be the “The Ultimate Holiday Apple.” The recognition follows an extensive marketing campaign with Hallmark Channel, and also with the strength of a strong... more »

Apple holdings increase, varieties expand

Fresh and processing apple inventories are reported higher in early November this year than in the previous year, according to a Nov. 13 report from the U.S. Apple Association. Similarly, varieties in storage also expanded.... more »

House committee investigation into EPA’s Chlorpyrifos decision continues

In the wake of a federal appeals court decision that ruled the Environmental Protection Agency erred in banning the pesticide chlorpyrifos, House Committee on Oversight of Accountability Chairman James Comer continues to investigate the decision.... more »

Cinnamon, not apples, focus of lead contamination recalls

Multiple companies involved in a recent cinnamon applesauce pouch recall confirm that cinnamon, not apples, are the source of contamination in their products. As seen on national news, there are now three companies who have... more »

Apples4Ed aids school healthy eating

The U.S. Apple Association is launching the 2023-24 version of the Apples4Ed grant program that promotes healthy eating in schools. The USApple charitable initiative supports healthy eating projects in public schools across the country. Five... more »

IFPA honors global tree fruit CEO in women’s award winner

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has named Raina Nelson, a well-known global tree fruit and produce industry figure, as the 2023 winner of the Frieda Rapoport Caplan Women’s Catalyst Award. Nelson is president/CEO of... more »

Michigan Fruit Ridge growers share strategies

Apple production techniques were shared at three orchards in the Fruit Ridge area near Conklin, Michigan, during the Michigan Pomesters’ 12th annual Ridgefest. Roger Umlor, co-owner of Umlor Orchards/Centennial Fruit, displayed a block of 15-year-old,... more »

BelleHarvest’s Michigan Fresh Brand expands beyond apples

BelleHarvest is celebrating the success of its local Michigan vegetable program. Additionally, BelleHarvest has hired Nick Teriaca as director of sales and procurement. Teriaca will play a key role in driving the program's growth plans,... more »

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