apples

Sustainable band packaging for apples coming soon

Stemilt will launch its EZ Band sustainable 4-pack package for Rave and SweeTango apples this fall to offer consumers a recyclable packaging option an... continue reading »

Yes! Apples adds bags with less plastic

Yes! Apples has launched a new line of plastic bags for its apples that are made with 5% less plastic, as well as a line of cardboard boxes fully recy... continue reading »

Sanitizer efficacy in apple packing line dump tanks studied

Although several researchers have examined potential pathogen cross-contamination from wash water in fresh-cut produce operations, little data exists ... continue reading »

Yumbrella, an organic coating for apples, launched in US

Yumbrella, an organic, washable coating for apples, has been launched in the U.S. by Startchy. It is the first washable coating for the U.S. fruit and... continue reading »

Apples most consumed fruit, followed by bananas, oranges

Apples held the top spot for total fruit available for consumption in 2019 with loss-adjusted apple juice availability at 12.6 pounds (1.4 gallons) pe... continue reading »

Crunch Pak freshens up brand, categorizes products

Crunch Pak, the sliced apples specialist, is reinventing the look of the healthy fresh snacking category and creating a solution destination for shopp... continue reading »

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 »