While available year-round, apple sales typically peak around the harvest season running from late August through early October. However, this year, dollar sales have contracted 5% over the last 52 weeks (ending Sept. 15, 2018), according to Nielsen data.
At the crossroad of Americans’ increasingly sedentary work- and lifestyles and their demand for decadent food is a growing need for digestive remedies and an opportunity for supplements and fortified foods to edge out over-the-counter treatments that...
From fruit- and herb-infused apple cider vinegar to bitter melon & green tea combos, and collagen-laced waters, new beverage concepts are hitting the market every week. But which emerging trends have real staying power and what really interests VCs...
While anti-GMO activists warn that the technology behind non-browning ‘Arctic apples’ is untested, unnecessary, and "dangerously imprecise", the grower behind them says he’s confident that the food industry and the American public will come...
New apple varieties are gaining in popularity in the produce section, opening opportunities for food and beverage companies to incorporate their distinctive flavors into new products, says Virginia Dare's Anton Angelich.
Americans believe apples should take their place alongside blueberries, cranberries and pomegranates as 21st century superfruit, according to a new market survey Apples: The Next Superfruit, prepared by SupermarketGuru.com and The Lempert Report.
International food giant Mitsui has signed an exclusive
distribution agreement with a Chinese apple and pear concentrate
processor, the next step in a move designed to strengthen its newly
created ingredients division.
Food makers using processed apples in their food formulations can
maximise on the health-boosting antioxidant component of the fruit
with a new study backing up previous findings that suggest levels
of polyphenols are dependent on...