Roarin’ March Readies Apples for Stronger Prices

April 18, 2019 Stemilt Growers

The apple season continues to roar along and Stemilt’s latest Fruit Tracker Fast Facts analysis is proof of strong category performance in March 2019. According to Nielsen scan data, apples made up 8.2 percent of fresh produce sales on average in the U.S. between February 24 and March 30. The volume of apples was down 1.8 percent year-over-year and dollars were up a nominal 0.2 percent.

Pearl or Diamond? Stemilt Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary of Growing Organics

April 16, 2019 Stemilt Growers

Will it be the traditional gift of the pearl or the modern gift of the diamond to celebrate 30 years? What about a piece of organic fruit grown by Stemilt Growers? The leading tree fruit company knows fruit is just as valuable as the popular jewelry centerpieces and that’s because 2019 marks their 30th year of growing organic apples, pears, cherries and summer fruit.

Stemilt: Throw Out Last Year’s Playbook on California Cherries

April 1, 2019 Stemilt Growers

A late arriving spring has left many unknowns for retailers when it comes to the 2019 California cherry season, yet a methodical process for evaluating cherries is making long-time cherry leader Stemilt Growers confident in this piece of retail advice: throw out last year’s playbook on California cherries.

Pinata Continues to Impress Culinary Artists Around the Nation

March 13, 2019 Stemilt Growers

Not only is the apple an excellent snacking apple, but it is also making culinary artists happy around the nation as it continues to prove its worth. Stemilt’s efforts to demonstrate Pinata®’s capabilities in the kitchen has been growing rapidly since spokes chef Ethan Stowell’s visit to Stemilt in January.

Stemilt Artisan Organics Gala Apples

March 11, 2019 Stemilt Growers

Stemilt Growers continues to pack high color organic apples, including these Artisan Organics™ Gala apples on their packing lines.