Relief on the way for the Apple Category

March 16, 2022 Honeybear Brands

This year’s domestic apple crop experienced a challenging growing season including early frost, summer drought, and excessive heat during harvest, putting a strain on both quality and total production. Domestic supply issues combined with unprecedented freight challenges has resulted in spiking prices for nearly all produce commodities. The Southern Hemisphere apple and pear crop will offer retailers relief in their supply chain. Honeybear, the leading importer of apples from the Southern Hemisphere, has key varieties arriving on both coasts, providing retailers with promotable volumes and the freshest flavor apples consumers expect.

Premier Cherry Crop Available from Honeybear Brands

January 6, 2022 Honeybear Brands

Honeybear Brands, a leading grower and marketer of premium apples, pears and cherries continues to grow its direct winter cherry program for retail partners. The companies’ dual-hemisphere cherry program provides the highest quality fruit available during winter, direct from Chile, and summer months, domestically from Washington and California. This program ensures retail partners don’t miss premium sales opportunities.

Strong Pazazz Crop Headed to Store

October 26, 2021 Honeybear Brands

Pazazz is a premium apple hit for its bursting flavor, great texture and season long availability, but that’s never been truer than this year. The Pazazz orchards are at full maturity and with production spread throughout North America, this year’s harvest is proving to be our best on record.  

Cub Foods Supports Honeybear Brands Pollinator Program

September 27, 2021 Honeybear Brands

Cub Foods, a Midwest retailer, has jumped into the Honeybear Brands pollinator program by sponsoring 5 acres and is showcasing their dedication in store to help raise funds for the program. A portion of Fall in-store proceeds are being used to develop additional pollinator habitats.  The pollinator habitats are  planted alongside apple orchards on behalf of the retailer with subsequent social programming being shared with consumers of this collaborative partnership.   

Honeybear Organic Distribution Increases

September 15, 2021 Honeybear Brands

Honeybear Brands kicked off their organic apple and pear harvest last month and expect to complete domestic harvest in October. As more of their organic trees come into production this season, Honeybear will have a significantly larger domestic organic crop. Organic Gala, Honeycrisp, Granny Smith, Fujis, Pink Lady and Cosmic Crisp will all be available this season.