Apples

Fresh Holdings Up 59 Percent

Total U.S. holdings of fresh and processing apples on June 1 were 34.3 million bushels, 56 percent more than holdings on June 1, 2004, and 24 percent more than the five-year average of 27.7 million... more »

Mexico Temporarily Suspends Apple Tariffs

Mexico's Ministry of Economy has eliminated Mexico's anti-dumping duty on Red and Golden Delicious apples from the Pacific Northwest, but only temporarily. The ministry will conduct a new anti-dumping investigation, the result of which could... more »

Fruit Crop Guesstimate to be June 22

The 50th Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, sponsored by the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, will be held at 2 p.m. June 22 in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Mich.The Guesstimate provides a forum... more »

May Apple Holdings Up 46 Percent Over 2004

Total U.S. holdings of fresh and processing apples on May 1 were 50.1 million bushels – 46 percent more than holdings on May 1, 2004, and 23 percent more than the five-year average, according to... more »

Taiwan Reopens Borders to U.S. Apples

U.S. apple exports to Taiwan, cut off since last December after codling moth larvae were found, were allowed to resume April 27, according to notice given April 26 by the government of Taiwan.In a letter... more »

USDA to Buy up to 78 Million Pounds of Apple Products

USDA plans to purchase up to 78 million pounds of apples and apple products to be donated to child nutrition and other domestic food assistance programs, according to an announcement made April 21 by Agriculture... more »

April Apple Holdings Up 36 Percent from 2004

Total March movement of fresh and processing apples of 20.5 million bushels was up 18 percent from movement in 2004 and 5 percent above the five-year average for March movement, according to the U.S. Apple... more »

New York Growers Renew Marketing Order

New York state apple growers have decided: They want to stick together.Growers voted 168 to 69 to renew the New York State Apple Marketing Order (AMO), said Steve Greenberg, AMO administrator. The results were announced... more »

California Chooses Ott to Head Apple Commission

The California Apple Commission has chosen Alex Ott to fill the position of executive director, effective April 4.For the last five years, Ott has been director of government relations for the California Grape & Tree... more »

Strong Demand Boosts Fresh Apple Movement

The movement of 18 million bushels of fresh and processing apples in February 2005 was up 23 percent from the movement in 2004, and 3 percent above the five-year average for February movement, according to... more »


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