In Washington State the top five apples grown have traditionally been Red Delicious, Gala, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious and Fuji. About twenty years ago, Growers realized consumers would gladly pay more for a better tasting apple. Agronomists and Orchardists started secretly working on the next big apple variety to take over the fresh market and command a higher price from savy consumers. Read more...
To kick off our blog, I wanted to start by introducing our Research and Development team. Our research team is composed of 5 individuals focused on processing, packaging and sensory research.