Washington Apples


Higher demand in U.S. could squeeze apple export markets

09/18/2012 4:45:05 PM

Washington exported a record 35.9 million bushel cartons of apples in 2010-11, and as of Aug. 9 the... Read more.

Large crop, hail damage equals high labor costs

09/18/2012 4:42:33 PM

Before summer hailstorms dinged Washington’s apple crop, some in the industry projected a bumper crop.... Read more.

Processors seek a slice of apple crop

09/18/2012 4:37:49 PM

Fresh-cut apple processors use more than 3 million bushels each year. Although that number is increasing,... Read more.

Sage Fruit to launch Biggest Loser campaign

09/18/2012 4:33:54 PM

Sage Fruit Co. LLC, Yakima, Wash., is hoping it will be a big winner with “The Biggest Loser.” Giraffe... Read more.

Varieties continue to grow in sales

09/18/2012 4:31:33 PM

Red delicious has name recognition and Honeycrisp has become a consumer and industry favorite in recent... Read more.

Marketers vie for next-big-thing status

09/14/2012 5:03:10 PM

It has been six years since Wenatchee, Wash.-based Columbia Fruit Packers Inc. acquired exclusive rights... Read more.

Domex overhauls packing facilities in anticipation of big volumes

09/14/2012 4:19:36 PM

Domex Superfresh Growers expects a significant surge in volume as new acreage develops during the... Read more.

Growers expect demand, hail to help increase bagged volume

09/14/2012 4:13:06 PM

When it comes to Washington apples, bulk usually trumps bag-ged. This season, expect to see more fruit... Read more.

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