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Exploring Apples: Imports and Exports

- Produce Blueprints
Imports are not a major factor in the apple industry, but exports are.

Exploring Apples: Honeycrisp, still the leader

- Produce Blueprints
Every new apple variety hopes to be the next Honeycrisp.

Hazel Tech innovations active at start of North American apple season

- General News
Hazel Technologies, a USDA-funded company providing new technologies to extend the quality shelf life of produce and fight food waste is making an impact for growers, packers, and shippers in the apple industry this season, providing shelf-life extension from packhouse to store shelf.

GRAPHIC: Lower apple volumes in 2021

- Analysis
The following graphic was produced by Agtools Inc. {{BB #:355102}} to show that the U.S. apple crop has produced the lowest volume this year as it has in the past seven years.

Exploring Apples: Consumption Trends

- Produce Blueprints
New apple varieties are displacing old standards to the extent that some sources fret about the future of the venerable Red Delicious and Macintosh. But there is concern about newer varieties too.

USApple elects board chair for 2021-22

- General News
The U.S. Apple Association has named a new chair to lead its board of directors. Michigan grower Chris Alpers of RedPath Orchards and Alpers Farms will serve the 2021-22 term.

Stemilt kicks off SweeTango apple season

- General News
Stemilt is kicking off the SweeTango apple season this week with harvest in central Washington.

USApple forecasts 2021-22 production over 11 billion pounds, up 2.7% on last year

- General News
While the COVID-19 pandemic has tested the apple industry up and down the supply chain, it has also presented unique opportunities, according to a new report released by the U.S. Apple Association today at the organization’s 126th annual Outlook Conference.

Applewood Fresh gears up for Michigan Rave, SweeTango harvest

- General News
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.

Stemilt brings nostalgia to Rave apple campaign

- General News
Rave brand MN55 cultivar apples are back in season and with that not only comes high-quality, outrageously juicy apples, but another exciting consumer-facing digital campaign designed to help consumers win gold.