Superfresh Growers New Crop Apple Season: Abundance and Quality Unite

August 22, 2023 Superfresh Growers

As the new crop apple season dawns upon us, there is cause for
excitement in the apple industry. Washington State, proudly reports a remarkable 29% increase
in its apple crop. This surge in production can be attributed to the favorable spring conditions
that have nurtured a bountiful yield of clean and high-quality fruit.

Chelan Fresh’s New Tree Fruit Brand “Joyfully Grown” Inspires and Enchants

July 15, 2022 Chelan Fresh

The new brand will encompass the company’s entire offering of non-proprietary apple varieties, which includes Honeycrisp, Granny Smith, Fuji, Pink Lady, and more. Joyfully Grown™ will also encompass all varieties of pears, as well as Rainier and Sweet Red Cherries.

Solving the Honeycrisp Apple Ancestry Mystery

April 11, 2022 University of Minnesota

Ancestry tests aren’t just for people or pets anymore. Thanks to DNA-based tracking, researchers at the University of Minnesota have finally traced the family tree of the Honeycrisp apple — one of the top ten varieties produced in the United States.

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.

Stemilt’s Fast Facts: The Cast Returns with Insightful Fall Apple Data & Merchandising Tips

October 22, 2021 Stemilt

Stemilt’s Fast Facts: The Cast is back and starts their fall return by analyzing the last eight weeks of Nielsen retail scan data ending on October 4, 2021. Stemilt marketing director Brianna Shales and communications manager, Katie Harmon, report the latest apple trends as well as provide insight on how to prep for Cosmic Crisp®’s arrival in a few short weeks.