Washington expects a record apple crop of 140 million boxes

By |August 8th, 2014|

Washington State orchardists expect to harvest 140 million boxes of apples this fall, almost 10 percent more than ever [...]

More apples coming

By |August 5th, 2014|

Apple supply worldwide could hit 100 million tons by 2025, up from 65 million now.

Herald visits Sea-Tac to watch cherries fly to China

By |July 23rd, 2014|

The Yakima Herald-Republic’s Ross Courtney visited Sea-Tac airport to watch cherries from the Yakima and Wenatchee areas get loaded [...]

Grab and go packaging: Cup o’ Cherries

By |July 18th, 2014|

Chelan Fresh Marketing has introduced a new consumer pack of cherries designed for snacking on the go.

The package, called [...]

Northwest cherries moving in huge volumes

By |July 2nd, 2014|

June saw some huge shipments of cherries, averaging 332,000 boxes per day, according to the Northwest Cherry Growers.

What was [...]

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Northwest cherry growers gain airlift capacity into Shanghai

By |June 11th, 2014|

Northwest cherry growers gained airlift capacity into China with the launch today of weekly service between Seattle and Shanghai [...]

More varieties on the way

By |June 9th, 2014|

Higher-quality apples should increase consumption and expand trade.

Overcoming cherry fatigue

By |May 23rd, 2014|

Marketers strategize about how to keep consumers buying cherries in the late season.

Thurlby: Northwest cherry team on the go through first crop estimate

By |May 16th, 2014|

The promotion staff at the Northwest Cherry Growers has been all over the globe over the past several months.

Likewise, [...]

New cherry bags boost sales

By |May 14th, 2014|

The new consumer bags protect fruit better and allow high-definition graphics, but are more costly to pack.