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2014 Apple Crop Wrap-up: Retail Data Reveals Shifting Consumer Preferences

Final retail results for the full 2014 apple crop have been released by Nielsen. The data shows consumers continue their love affair with Honeycrisp … Continue reading

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Retailers shift apple displays to accommodate new varieties

Produce executives at supermarkets are responding to the rapid growth of branded apples by re-thinking shelf and distribution strategies. Scan data reports for U.S. … Continue reading

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Food Forum: An apple for every day

Apples can provide retailers with substantial sales, as long as they navigate the growing category properly. By Steve Lutz Apples are hot.   With … Continue reading

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CMI Expands its HERO Program Domestically

The Washington state apple- pear- and cherry-grower/shipper CMI is expanding its HERO brand apple program to include a series of snack-sized apple pouch bags … Continue reading

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New Apple Variety from FirstFruits of Washington

The intensely sweet and crunchy new apple variety Sweetie, from FirstFruits of Washington, will be making an appearance at retail this September. First planted … Continue reading

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