In Washington, 360 million apples are picked per day, which if placed in a row will stretch from Seattle to Shanghai, and back, twice. That’s 17,000 miles of apples every day.
Specifically, the Gala apple harvest is completed, and teams are moving on to Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Fuji, Granny Smith, Pink Lady® and Autumn Glory® apples.
Additionally, Superfresh Growers is removing older orchard blocks of Gala apples and converting them to high-density Cosmic Crisp® orchards. The new high-density orchard will be designed with a trellis system with technology in mind.
Read the full article in Produce Retailer.