Competing against a rapidly expanding group of managed, niche varieties and trendier varieties, some traditional or legacy Eastern apple varieties are getting weaker and weaker in the retail market, shippers believe.
Two of New York’s newest apple varieties are on the cusp of major market gains, said Mark Russell, who helps lead Crunch Time Apple Growers, a grower cooperative with exclusive rights to the Cornell University-develop
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will lead a trade mission March 14 to March 18 with the goal to further expand export opportunities for U.S. agriculture in Chil
Whether through club varieties like New York's SnapDragon and RubyFrost or more-established commercial entries like Honeycrisp, gala, ginger gold and fuji, Eastern apple growers say they have apple flavors to matc
Wolcott, N.Y.-based Crunch Time Apple Growers has added Hess Bros. in Leola, Pa., and Niagara Fresh, Burt, N.Y., to its sales network, said Mark Russell, chairman of the marketing committee with Crunch Time.
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