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  1. Hudson River Fruit's Alisha Albinder Camac joins U.S. Apple boardRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 | Packer

    Alisha Albinder Camac, who represents the 4th generation at Hudson River Fruit Distributors, recently joined the U.S. Apple Association's board of directors. Alisha Albinder Camac, operations manager and a fourth-generation family member at Hudson River Fruit Distributor s, Milton, N.Y., has joined the U.S. Apple Association's board of directors.

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  2. Top StoryBaldor's Thomas McQuillan's new role, and Imperfect Produce debutRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2018 | Packer

    Baldor Specialty Foods, Hunt's Point, N.Y., has promoted Thomas McQuillan to vice president of strategy, culture and sustainability. The company is also expanding sustainability initiatives that McQuillan has brought to Baldor, working with two New York farms to sell "aesthetically imperfect" items under a new Imperfect Produce Program .

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  3. ThumbnailRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2018 | Packer

    "We're moving toward having 25% of our total production in organics. We're really excited about the mix of products we have available to help our customers drive apple category sales."

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  4. Regional apple varieties garner attentionRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | Packer

    Shiny new apple varieties get a lot of attention, but locally grown legacy varieties still generate plenty of sales and enhance the health of the category in general, marketers say. "We have consumers that have migrated South and love to follow our brand," said Dave Williams, vice president of sales and marketing with Wolcott, N.Y.-based Fowler Bros.

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  5. More marketers invest in digitalRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | Packer

    Apple marketers say they're just beginning to see the marketing boost that social media offers, whether it's interactive communication with consumers, sharing recipe ideas or linking apples to community events and promotions. "For us, what's working is consumer engagement and getting the fans of our apples ready for them before they hit the market and getting them engaged," said Mark Russell, grower, vice chairman of the board and chairman of the marketing committee with Crunch Time Apple Growers, Wolcott, N.Y. Crunch Time does that through apple-centric promotions or co-promotions with other produce items or non-produce goods, he said.

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  6. New apple varieties compete for fansRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2017 | Packer

    Marketers are looking to SweeTango, Pacific Rose, RubyFrost, SnapDragon, Jazz and a number of other new varieties to make inroads in the apple category, and say they're doing just that. "The new apple club variety movement has definitely shifted the market and produce department," said Alisha Albinder, operations manager with Milton, N.Y.-based Hudson River Fruit Distributors.

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  7. Eastern apple growers anticipate big-sized fruitRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | Packer

    "We had a lot of rain this year, so sizing is definitely up. Last year, we had drought conditions, and fruit size was small - a lot of 113s.

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