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New robotic technology appeals to Australian apple industry

A Monash University research team has developed a robot capable of identifying, picking and depositing apples in as little as seven seconds. A rese... continue reading »

American Cider Association celebrates zero residual-sugar ciders

The American Cider Association (ACA) is once again launching its month long campaign called Dry Cider January to celebrate ciders containing 0 grams o... continue reading »

New sorting system for fresh-cut apples unveiled by Key Technology

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces its new sorting system for fresh-cut apple products. This versat... continue reading »

Star Ranch Growers partners with emoji company in packaging campaign

Starr Ranch Growers is the first U.S. produce company to partner with the emoji company on licensed apples, pears and cherries. Starr Ranch brokered ... continue reading »

Michigan fruit processor receives grant to aid $22 million expansion

The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development on Jan, 22 approved a $135,000 performance-based Food and Agriculture Investment Fund gra... continue reading »

Okanagan Specialty Fruits introduces non-browning Arctic apple slices

Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) introduced non-browning Arctic apple fresh slices to a receptive foodservice industry at the Produce Marketing Associa... continue reading »

Concord Foods updates caramel apple formula, packaging

Concord Foods has updated the packaging and formula for its Concord Fresh Success Caramel Apple Wrap as well as the Caramel Apple Kit with M&M’s... continue reading »

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Kraft Heinz’s new Fruitlove smoothie line targets young Americans

In response to Americans' demand for unique flavor combinations and a variety of textures, Kraft Heinz has introduced a new line of smoothies, titled ... continue reading »

Apples in storage for processing down 13%

U.S. Apple Association has issued its sixth report on the 2018 apple crop. According to the survey, this year’s fresh apple holdings on April 1, 20... continue reading »

New Zealand apple company launching biodegradable cardboard packaging

Rockit Global Ltd., a Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, apple company is launching fully recyclable and biodegradable cardboard packaging into New Zealand s... continue reading »