FirstFruits Farms and Applewood Orchards Join Forces

December 20, 2023 FirstFruits Farms 

FirstFruits Farms, a leading name in the tree fruit sector, is thrilled to announce the successful acquisition of Applewood Orchards and Applewood Fresh Growers. This merger marks a significant milestone in the company’s continuous pursuit of excellence and expansion.

Applewood Fresh Growers Gears Up For a Flavorful Michigan Harvest Season

August 17, 2021 Applewood Fresh Growers

Applewood Fresh®, a premier produce brand and fourth-generation grower, packer/shipper and marketer of Michigan-grown apples is counting down the days to the start of their flavorful harvest, with Rave® and SweeTango® leading the way.

Applewood Fresh Michigan Asparagus Season Underway

The Michigan Asparagus season saw a slight delay with cooler temperatures, but growers at Applewood Fresh are set to start shipping the week of May 25 until the end of June. This is a tight window for the harvesting season, but overall the company is looking at quality product for the season, weather dependent.

Applewood Fresh Expands Into Asparagus

April 18, 2019 Applewood Fresh Growers

Applewood Fresh Growers LLC has expanded to offer fresh Michigan asparagus in addition to its apples. The asparagus season in Michigan lasts from approximately May 10 to June 25. This is a tight window for the harvesting season, so the company’s partner, New Era’s American Asparagus, is sharp day in and day out on production.

Applewood Fresh Growers Announces Company Launch

January 9, 2019 Applewood Fresh Growers LLC

“Our work is about more than just sales or profit,” said Scott Swindeman, owner at Applewood Fresh and fourth-generation grower and partner at Applewood Orchards. “We take pride in serving as a reliable partner to our growers and customers, providing access to healthy, great-tasting fruit to people across the country and cultivating strong industry relationships along the way.”