Marketing

Michigan apple growers expect average-sized harvest

The official crop estimate of 25.25 million bushels (1.06 billion pounds) of apples was announced today at the USApple Outlook meeting in Chicago. The 2019 crop estimate is on par with the average Michigan Apple... more »

BREAKING: 2018 US apple crop estimate – 247.7 million bushels

The U.S. Apple Association has announced its estimate of the size of the 2019 U.S. crop: 247.7 million bushels. The estimate was given during USApple’s annual Crop Outlook and... more »

Apple exports, value down for 2018 crop, says USApple

Apple exports for the 2018 crop were down 27% from the previous year, said the U.S. Apple Association Aug. 22 at the organization’s annual Crop and Outlook Marketing Conference. The value of apple exports fell... more »

United Fresh names 2020 convention committee

With a commitment to continue growing value for both exhibitors and attendees, four leaders from different segments across the industry have committed to co-chair the United Fresh 2020 Convention & Expo Committee. The event will... more »

New educational sessions at the 2019 GLEXPO

The upcoming Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO promises to bring the latest must-see educational sessions to the industry. While the EXPO offers many educational sessions by crop, the organizers also bring general... more »

Fresh Arctic Apple slices launching into foodservice markets

Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (OSF) introduced non-browning Arctic apple fresh slices to a receptive foodservice industry at the Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) recent Foodservice Show in Monterey, California. “It was exciting for us to exhibit... more »

MDARD plans 2019 China trade mission

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) will conduct its fourth annual Trade Mission to China, Nov. 8-12, 2019. This year, MDARD will take Michigan food and agriculture companies to Guangzhou, Chengdu, and... more »

New Jersey blueberry industry responds to food safety claims

On Aug. 8, New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher issued the following statement in response to an article published Aug. 8 on  www.Inquirer.com, out of Philadelphia, about labor housing conditions at some New... more »


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