Crunch Pak Adds Gusseted Bags to Package Options

July 14, 2021 Crunch Pak

Crunch Pak®, the sliced apples specialist, is adding gusseted, stand-up bags to its list of packaging options and will launch the new SKUs with a limited item promoting Paw Patrol the Movie from Paramount Studios.

Successful First Year for Washington Apples License Plates

Washington apples specialty license plates had an impressive first year of sales with 747 purchased as of June 30th. $28 from each plate benefits college-bound students through the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF). The foundation is on track to sell 1,000 plates by the end of this calendar year.

Cosmic Crisp Apple Named a Good Housekeeping Institute Healthy Snack Award Winner Two Years in a Row

July 9, 2021 Cosmic Crisp

or the second year in a row, the Cosmic Crisp® brand apple has earned a Healthy Snack Award from Good Housekeeping Institute. Appearing in the July/August issue of Good Housekeeping Magazine, the 2021 Healthy Snack Award testers gave the classically bred cross of the Honeycrisp and Enterprise varieties, “top marks for a crisp bite and a refreshing taste.”

President Biden Visits USApple Member; Hears About Challenges Facing Growers

July 7, 2021 US Apple Association

During a stop in Northern Michigan this weekend President Biden visited grower and former Young Apple Leader Juliette King McAvoy of King Orchards in Central Lake. Joining the President were Governor Gretchen Whitmer and U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters.

FirstFruits Marketing Launched Take A Bite Out of Hunger campaign

FirstFruits Marketing would like to recognize the 2021 participating retailers that helped combat hunger in the United States through their Take a Bite out of Hunger program.