Harvest Time for Rave Apples is Almost Here

June 17, 2019 Stemilt Growers

If you haven’t already started, now is the time to get Rave® apple planning underway for the 2019 season. Stemilt’s communications manager, Brianna Shales, says this year is full of opportunity for retailers to boost apple sales and jump in on the fun with Stemilt’s team to show consumers just how great this new premium apple is.

Stemilt Leads Industry With 11th Year of PBH Role Model Status

May 7, 2019 Stemilt Growers

Stemilt Growers added another year of Role Model recognition for its work to support Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) and their goal of increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables. This is the 11th consecutive year that Stemilt has been recognized as a Role Model. The company was the first industry/non-retail company to receive the status back in 2007.

Stemilt Guides Retailers With Fast Facts on Cherries Ahead of Large Crop

April 29, 2019 Stemilt Growers

Planning for a long season of cherry sales is the message Stemilt conveys in their just-released Fruit Tracker Fast Facts video analysis of Nielsen retail scan data from the past two cherry seasons.

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.