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More than half of all apples grown in the United States are produced right here in Washington State. In the fertile valleys and plateaus, growers tend orchards that produce the world’s best apples. Rich volcanic soils, crisp nights and warm sunny days work together to produce top quality fruit. And orchardists are continually improving growing methods to produce fresh apples that are even crisper, juicier, more flavorful and store better. For more information about apples, click here...

Juicy, sweet and more all the time. The U.S. is the largest blackberry producer in the world. The Pacific Northwest accounts for the majority of U.S. production with more than 90% being processed. Blackberries are sold fresh, individually quick frozen (IQF), frozen purée and concentrated juices and extracts. For more information about blackberries, click here...

In the mid-1800s, Northwest cherry growers discovered the local growing conditions for dark, sweet cherries were nearly perfect. The combination of warm, sunny days and cool nights, nutrient-rich volcanic soils, and plenty of clear, clean, snow-fed water make Northwest cherries the biggest, plumpest, juiciest and sweetest cherries you'll find. For more information about cherries, click here...

Highly aromatic, flavorful and healthy. Washington state is the leading producer of Concord grapes, supplying nearly half of the U.S. total. Washington’s unique climate and fertile soils provide excellent growing conditions for Concord grapes. For more information about Concord grapes, click here...

The U.S. provides one-fourth of the world’s total supply of fresh peaches with California producing more than 50%. Peaches are available year-round, with a peak season April to June (for semi-free stone) and mid-June to July (for freestone and clingstone.) California peaches are available May to mid-October. For more information about peaches, click here...

Here in the Pacific Northwest, conditions for growing pears are nearly perfect. In fact, 84% of the nation’s fresh pears are grown in the Pacific Northwest. Rich, volcanic soil, abundant water, warm spring days and cold winter nights create ideal growing conditions for many pear varieties. For more information about pears, click here...

Washington state grows 60% of the country’s red raspberries and 97% of those are processed as IQF berries, concentrates, purées and other products. Western Washington’s farmland is some of the most valuable in the world. Rich, well-drained soil, coupled with a long, cool growing season, makes Washington state ideal for growing raspberries. For more information about raspberries, click here...

The U.S. is the top strawberry producing country in the world. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ERS, strawberries are the fourth most valuable fruit crop in the U.S. following grapes, apples and oranges. California produces more than 80% of the U.S. total production, with Florida producing about 15% and Oregon providing between 2 and 3%. For more information about strawberries, click here...