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UPDATED: Jury awards $7.6MM in wrongful death lawsuit involving Washington apple delivery

- General News
A Los Angeles jury awarded $7.619 million to the family of a man who died from the injuries he sustained after a collision between his pickup truck and a tractor trailer that had stopped in the middle of a state highway in Washington while attempting to making an unsafe left turn.

My experience of Envy

- Analysis
The Envy variety caught my attention when it was named as a “kitchen essential”. The website promoting it said, “A brilliant cross of Braeburn and Royal Gala, Envy apples make all the other apples jealous. You know . . . if apples had feelings. Each one is crisp and refreshingly sweet.”

Applewood, Riveridge expand Crunch Time apple distribution

- General News
Crunch Time Apple Growers, the collective of growers responsible for SnapDragon and RubyFrost apples has more exciting news on the cusp of the 2021 harvest.

SnapDragon apple season starts with its largest crop

- General News
Crunch Time Apple Growers, a New York State-based cooperative of 152 member growers, announced its largest anticipated crop volume of SnapDragon apples: 400,000 bushels, a 25 percent increase year-over-year.

Stemilt kicks off organic season with Artisan Organics Honeycrisps

- General News
Stemilt’s World Famous Honeycrisp apples consumers across the globe have come to know and love are back and available organically under the Artisan Organics brand.

SweeTango: top club apple launches ‘big’ return

- General News
The SweeTango apple harvest is in full swing, and growers with Next Big Thing, A Growers’ Cooperative (NBT) are encouraging food retailers to stock up now so they are ready to ride the club variety’s perennial fall category-busting sales wave.

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.