Apples

Apple crop forecast in line with averages

This year’s U.S. apple crop is sizing up to be on par with the five-year average, giving industry experts hope for a positive marketing climate. The forecast for apple production is 248 million b... more

Michigan IFTA tour shows production trends

A focus on tree fruit excellence, innovation and success was brought to life in July during the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) 2017 Michigan St... more

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Disease-resistant apples perform better than old favorites

You may not find them in the produce aisle yet, but it’s only a matter of time before new disease-resistant apple cultivars overtake favorites... more »

Farmington Fresh a U.S. provider of sliced Opal brand apples

Farmington Fresh, a provider of fresh sliced apples, oranges, pears, and other fruits and vegetables to the food service industry and retailers, has r... more »

Fresh apple holdings at 143.3 million bushels

U.S. Apple Association has released its November Market News, including the first report on the 2017 apple crop. According to the survey, U.S. fres... more »

New York City marathon runners get SnapDragon apples

Over 50,000 SnapDragon apples were handed out as a post-run energizing boost for the New York City Marathon runners this past weekend.  The SnapDrago... more »

Report: Washington Apple Commission overpaid contractor

According to an Oct. 28 story in the Yakima Herald, the Washington Apple Commission overpaid $573,182 to a contractor that submitted invoices with “... more »

Crunch Time’s SnapDragon gets marketing boost

Crunch Time Apple Growers had one goal in mind when starting their brand refresh for SnapDragon Apples for 2017 – engage their consumers, and sell... more »

$600K given for longer shelf life research

Hazel Technologies will continue its research into developing new shelf-life extension technologies for fresh produce after receiving a second round ... more »

Apple crop forecast in line with averages

This year’s U.S. apple crop is sizing up to be on par with the five-year average, giving industry experts hope for a positive marketing climate. ... more »

USApple joins launch of healthy snacking grant program

The U.S. Apple Association in partnership with the School Nutrition Association and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, are ... more »

Michigan Apples to sponsor Halloween events

Michigan Apples will be making appearances at the Detroit Zoo’s Zoo Boo and Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo’s Spooky Zoo events. Zoo Boo will be duri... more »


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