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October 15, 2018 Newsletter


New Apple Varieties Chelan Fresh is your home for the best selection of new apple varieties, grown in the heart of Central Washington where warm days and cool nights make for the best growing conditions. Visit us at PMA Orlando booth #1789 to learn more about all of our new varieties, our comprehensive availability of Cascade Crest Organic apples, pears, stonefruit, and our Category Management programs that are available. SugarBee® is the new apple in town and is sure to steal your heart with her "Sweet as can Bee" flavor! SugarBee® was born from a bee who pollenated a Honeycrisp blossom and an unknown variety and created the crisp, juicy SugarBee® [...]

October 15, 2018 Newsletter2018-11-21T22:43:21+00:00

Apple Oat Waffles


5-Ingredients, no-refined flour, no-sugar, Apple Oat Waffles!!! Our favorite breakfast! YIELD: 1 large Belgian waffle Recipe Development and Photography By: @AnnessaRD INGREDIENTS   1 egg 1 apple, such as Rockit™, cored and coarsely chopped with skin on  1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon  1/4 teaspoon kosher salt  1 cup unsweetened milk  2 cups whole oats  Toppings: sliced apples  cinnamon  pure maple syrup  METHOD   In a blender, add ingredients in order beginning with egg, apple, cinnamon, salt, almond milk, and oats. Blend until all ingredients are combined, stopping blender to stir ingredients if needed.  Brush waffle maker with coconut oil or nonstick spray. For a Belgian waffle maker, [...]

Apple Oat Waffles2018-11-09T18:52:59+00:00

Fuel Up To Play 60 and Chelan Fresh Collaborate to Help Increase Student Access to Nutritious Food Choices in Schools


Pictured above: Breakfast cart kickoff in Hahnville High School, St Charles Parish, Louisiana September 27, 2018 Chelan Fresh Provides Portable Breakfast/Salad Bar Carts to Schools, Serving an Estimated 1.3 Million Meals Media Resources Download Full Press Release Download Photos Click on the photo below, then right click to save. Download Logos 1. Chelan Fresh Logo 2. Fuel Up to Play 60 Logo LYNNWOOD, Wash., Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuel Up to Play 60 and Chelan Fresh are increasing student access to more nutritious food choices in schools. Chelan Fresh, one of Washington state's largest suppliers of apples and pears and the nation's largest provider of fresh cherries, [...]

Fuel Up To Play 60 and Chelan Fresh Collaborate to Help Increase Student Access to Nutritious Food Choices in Schools2018-09-28T19:13:42+00:00

Morning Glory Overnight Oats


Enjoy the traditional flavors of Morning Glory Muffins in no-cook oatmeal form for an easy, healthy breakfast. Prep ahead of time for a week’s worth of breakfasts! Prefer warm oatmeal? Just transfer to a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 1 minute. YIELD: 4 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Kristen of A Mind "Full" Mom and Produce For Kids INGREDIENTS   2 cups old-fashioned oats 1 cup crushed pineapple in 100% juice, juice not drained 1 cup grated carrots 4 tablespoons raisins 1 Chelan Fresh Gala apple, diced 4 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons chia seeds 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract [...]

Morning Glory Overnight Oats2018-11-09T21:10:15+00:00

July 20, 2018 Newsletter


Freeze n' Store Cherries! Our farmers have worked hard this season to produce a bountiful cherry crop and Chelan Fresh cherries are readily available for at least one more month! The cherries this season are big and sweeter than ever! Now is the time to buy cherries and continue to enjoy them immediately or freeze some for later this fall. Contact your Chelan Fresh sales representative to ensure your cherry program lasts well into August. 509-682-4252. Click here for a few helpful tips on how to freeze and store cherries. Pear Season is Right Around the Corner! Summer is all about cherries, but [...]

July 20, 2018 Newsletter2018-09-28T21:02:56+00:00

Cherries love Tajiín


This little bottle of Tajín Seasoning packs a big punch! And when you pair it with our Chelan Fresh cherries it adds a zing, making for a savory and tangy snack all in one bite. Chelan Fresh is all about finding new and innovative ways to pair fresh fruit with other foods and seasonings to help consumers lead a healthier lifestyle. That is why we love our friends at Tajin. Tajin’s number one goal is to help improve the overall consumption of fruits and vegetables from children through adults. The Tajin line of seasonings pairs well with fresh fruits, vegetables and also offers a great [...]

Cherries love Tajiín2018-09-28T14:20:30+00:00

June 29, 2018 Newsletter


Sylvia Klinger pictured above left. Healthy Reasons to Love Cherries Sylvia Klinger, R.D. took the time to visit our Chelan Fresh cherry orchards and write about the health benefits of cherries. We love having a Registered Dietician remind us how healthy cherries are for you. Bounty of nutrients - Cherries are not only beautiful, but they deliver a rush of nutrition – 3 grams of fiber (12% of your daily value) in every serving, as well as vitamin C, potassium and a list of other nutrients such as vitamin K, B vitamins, magnesium and copper. Health benefits - Cherries also provide a number of health [...]

June 29, 2018 Newsletter2018-09-28T21:01:46+00:00

June 3, 2018 Newsletter


Washington Cherry Season has Arrived! The Washington cherry season is finally here! Chelan Fresh cherries are beginning to land in stores just in time for the start of warm weather activities such as picnics, camping and boating. Our cherry farmers work year-round to ensure bountiful harvests. They nurture their trees throughout the winter and since March they have spent sleepless nights monitoring unpredictable spring weather to ensure that emerging cherry buds stay warm. Nightly monitoring of wind machines that help move the cold air ensures the spring nights do not cause damage to the emerging buds. Once the bloom happens, bees [...]

June 3, 2018 Newsletter2018-09-28T21:13:17+00:00

US Licensed to Dazzle


Cass Gebbers - Gebbers Farms president; Reggie Collins - Chelan Fruit CEO; Harold Schell - Chelan Fruit varietal manager May 25, 2018 US apple growers are the first in the world to be licensed to grow the New Zealand Dazzle variety Media Resources The US is the first country outside New Zealand to be licensed to grow and sell the new Dazzle apple, launched last year by Fruitcraft - a collaboration between New Zealand’s three largest apple growers, Mr Apple, Bostock New Zealand and Freshmax. Fruitcraft announced today (23 May) that it has signed a license agreement with US Washington State [...]

US Licensed to Dazzle2018-09-28T19:05:38+00:00

November 15, 2017 Newsletter


Leaning in on Honeycrisp The apple category has been challenging this fall - volume and dollars are down across the US. But, if you look closely enough, there are always areas of growth and opportunity. This month we are leaning in on Honeycrisp apples. Crop to date, Honeycrisp are down over 9M lbs. and $19 M in sales vs. last year. The deeper we dig, the more clearly we can start to see the “bright spots” in the market. Individual regions like Houston, Philadelphia and Las Vegas, are driving increases. New package sizes are increasing in demand and creating an opportunity [...]

November 15, 2017 Newsletter2018-09-28T21:42:22+00:00