Rockit™ and KORU® - The Perfect Addition to Your Bottom Line The warm days of spring are just around the corner and if you noticed that it is time to start adding some dollars to your bottom line in the Produce department, think Rockit™ and KORU®. These NEW varieties will have steady supply through the spring and summer allowing for a constant product offering at store level. Tim Evans, Chelan Fresh Sales Director reports “Both the Rockit™ and the KORU® are proving to be on the higher end of retailer price points with high velocity sell through. The Rockit™ 3lb tub [...]
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Valentine's Day is a special time to celebrate love of all different kinds. Whether it's to celebrate romantic love, adoration of family members, appreciation for neighbors or the bond between best friends, Valentine's Day is perfect for gifting a sweet treat that shows you care. Fortunately, you don't have to default to processed sugar overload to give something delicious for that special someone. Here are five awesome ideas for alternative treats guaranteed to brighten someone's day and make them feel loved. Warm drinks say: "You warm my heart." Invite someone to slow down, enjoy a "me moment" and sip something warm [...]
Media Contact: Stefanie Cousins Stefanie.Cousins@brighterbites.org 919-360-4156 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Houston, TX (February 5, 2020) – Chelan Fresh has made a semester-long commitment to providing fresh produce to approximately 7,000 Texas families participating in Brighter Bites, the nonprofit that provides families and teachers in underserved communities with fresh fruits and vegetables and nutrition education and tracks their dietary behavior change. With three out of 10 children in the U.S. overweight or obese and children now having a 30% chance of developing Type 2 diabetes, Brighter Bites is working to prevent obesity and improve long-term health outcomes in the communities it serves around [...]
It’s a new year, a new decade even, and no doubt you have made some health-related resolutions. As the old saying goes, “An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away,” and it turns out an apple a day can also help us make good on our resolutions. Apples are packed with nutrition; a medium apple has 17% Daily Value (DV) of fiber, 14% DV of vitamin C, and 6% DV of potassium. At an average of 95 calories each, apples also offer a low-calorie, nutrient-dense snack instead of a high-fat, high-sodium junk-food options. Plus, the fiber will help you feel full [...]
The new Rockit™ apple is known as the world’s first miniature apple. Although they are small, they deliver big on flavor and nutrition. Here is why you will want to keep a bucket of these little gems on hand all year round: They are convenient to take along. These little sweet treats come in handy tubes or buckets so they are easy to tuck into your gym bag, work tote, or family picnic basket. Having healthy snacks on hand makes it easier to stay on track with your health goals and avoid buying junk food when you are hungry on the [...]
Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: 12 cupcakes Our mini Rockit™ apples are as fun to bake with as they are to eat, especially when it comes to making individual sized desserts. The caramelized Rockit™ apple slices look like little jewels on top of our moist applesauce spice cupcakes when they are turned upside down. Enjoy this little twist on a traditional apple spice cupcake with a dollop of vanilla ice cream for dessert or for breakfast with your morning brew. INGREDIENTS Topping 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 2-3 Rockit™ apples Spice Cake 2 cups [...]
Created by: Meg RainesCreated for: Chelan FreshYIELD: 6 rosettesIf you haven’t come across Rockit™ apples yet, they are lovely little pint-sized apples that come in a tube. They can be polished off in three bites, making them a convenient snack to pack in your purse or gym bag, and they are just the right size for kids too!Their convenient size also makes them a great choice for making these darling little rosettes. Because their core is mostly edible we can bake with the whole slice instead of cutting it in half. This recipe can’t be easier and will make a sweet treat for [...]
An easy flavor-filled water to help you keep those health goals! KORU® apples are packed with flavor, and ginger intensifies and helps with digestion. Created by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Created for: Chelan Fresh INGREDIENTS 3 slices KORU® apple 1 slice fresh ginger root METHOD Fill a glass with fresh spring water and ice. Add apple slices and ginger. Add ice, and let water soak up those flavors! Enjoy throughout the day.
A delicious, nourishing salad that is so good it borders on addicting! If you like Panera's Fuji Apple Salad, then you'll love this twist - with that sweet honey flavor KORU® is known for. Created by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Created for: Chelan Fresh Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS Salad 4-5 cups spring salad mix or romaine leafy blend 1 cup KORU® apple chips 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast 3/4 cup pecans 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 1/4 red onion, sliced thinly 1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese White Balsamic Vinaigrette 1/2 extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons raw honey 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt [...]
Crispy, crunchy, baked apple chips made at home! These are easy, healthy, one-ingredient and addicting! No added sugar is needed thanks to the sweet honey-flavor of the KORU®. These chips go perfecting on the KORU® Apple Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette. Created by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Created for: Chelan Fresh INGREDIENTS 2 KORU® apples METHOD Preheat oven to 200º. Thinly slice apples into 1/8 - 1/4 inch slices using a mandolin - or carefully using a very sharp knife. Arrange slices in a single layer on a baking sheet covered in parchment paper. Place in the middle to top rack of the oven [...]