Apples

Fresh Apple Movement Beats Five-Year Average

Demand for U.S. apples remained strong in February, as the movement of fresh apples from storage surpassed the five-year average. February 2007's total movement of fresh and processing apples, 18.4 million bushels, was down 6... more »

Mott’s Ends Aspers Apple Processing

As of this year's harvest, Mott's Inc. will no longer process apples at its Aspers plant. Evening Sun more »

Orange Freeze Helps Boost Apple Movement In January

Fresh apples moved out of storage at a pace not normally seen in January. The strong movement was attributed to demand for apples and other fresh fruits after freeze damage to the California orange crop,... more »

AgriNorthwest dropping apples

AgriNorthwest is getting out of the apple business. Tri-City Herald more »

Apples Pack a Big Antioxidant Punch

As research moves further into the study of the thousands of natural compounds we get from fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other plant foods, apples do shine. MSNBC more »

2007 Begins With Robust Apple Movement, Lower Holdings

The U.S. apple industry is starting 2007 with fewer apples in storage and strong consumer demand keeping movement robust. The reported supply of apples in storage was lower than January 2006 levels, according to a... more »

Law Makes Cider Pasteurization Mandatory in New York State

A new law that goes into effect this week calls for mandatory pasteurization or ultraviolet treatment of all apple cider produced in New York.“The law is designed to safeguard our industry and give consumers 100... more »

Fresh Apple Holdings Keep Pace with 2005

Total fresh-market apple holdings on Dec. 1 were reported at 87.9 million bushels, just under the 88.3 million bushels reported in December 2005 and 5 percent higher than the five-year average of 84 million bushels... more »

Codling Moth Could Keep U.S. Apples Out of Taiwan

One more strike and U.S. apples are out for the season in Taiwan, according to the Northwest Horticultural Council.On Nov. 8, Taiwan's Bureau of Animal and Plant Health and Quarantine informed USDA that a codling... more »

U.S. Apple Holdings 2 Percent Below 2005

U.S. fresh-market apple holdings of 98.8 million bushels on Nov. 1 were 2 percent less than holdings on that date in 2005, according to the U.S. Apple Association's first survey of apple storage facilities for... more »


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