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Rockit™ Apple Makes Debut Appearance at 2020 South By Southwest Festival

2020-02-20T19:01:03+00:00

Photo credit: AndNowUKnow.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chelan, Wash. – February 20, 2020 –Rockit™ Apple, the original miniature-sized apple grown for on-the-go snacking, is making its first appearance at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Wellness Expo taking place March 14-15 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. Thousands of apples will be on display at the Rockit™ Apple booth (#337) for attendees to sample in addition to a book signing event with Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietician and award-winning author of “The Flexitarian Diet.” Blatner will be signing complimentary books from 1-3 p.m. on both days of the show while [...]

Rockit™ Apple Makes Debut Appearance at 2020 South By Southwest Festival2020-02-20T19:01:03+00:00

Chelan Fresh Pledges Apple Donations to Brighter Bites in Texas through spring 2020

2020-02-11T17:50:10+00:00

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 [...]

Chelan Fresh Pledges Apple Donations to Brighter Bites in Texas through spring 20202020-02-11T17:50:10+00:00

Community events build buzz for new SugarBee® apple

2019-12-17T22:54:29+00:00

SugarBee retail display FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 17, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Julie DeJarnatt julied@chelanfresh.com Chelan, Wash. – In an era dominated by all things online and social media, the growers of Chelan Fresh are building buzz for their new SugarBee® apple with some old-school guerilla marketing: they are bringing consumers together to experience the apple in IRL. (That’s texting shorthand for “in real life,” for those of us who didn’t grow up with a device in our hands.)   Since SugarBee apples hit the market in September, Chelan Fresh has hosted dozens of SugarBee-themed community events, all designed to get [...]

Community events build buzz for new SugarBee® apple2019-12-17T22:54:29+00:00

Chelan Fresh Provides Portable Breakfast/Salad Bar Carts to Schools, Serving an Estimated 1.1 Million Meals

2019-09-30T21:06:13+00:00

Fuel Up to Play 60 and Chelan Fresh Collaborate to Help Increase Student Access to Nutritious Food Choices in Schools Pasco, WA, October 1, 2019 – 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, will provide Fuel Up to Play 60, the nation's leading in-school wellness program, 10 portable breakfast/salad bar carts to be used in 9 Fuel Up to Play 60 schools in 3 states across the country. In [...]

Chelan Fresh Provides Portable Breakfast/Salad Bar Carts to Schools, Serving an Estimated 1.1 Million Meals2019-09-30T21:06:13+00:00

Pacific Coast Kids in the Kitchen Event

2019-10-24T20:16:43+00:00

How do you get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables?  You take one produce company who is passionate about produce and helping communities, you bring in boxes of produce from local farms, add five creative chefs from the region, throw in a group of 25 kids and then you begin to chop, cook and inspire your way to healthier kids. Pacific Coast Fruit Company recently put on their first ever Kids in the Kitchen event that set out to do just that - inspire kids to eat more produce and try new things. PacCoast with the help of [...]

Pacific Coast Kids in the Kitchen Event2019-10-24T20:16:43+00:00

First Annual Kids in the Kitchen Event

2019-09-23T16:31:26+00:00

Chelan Fresh is proud to donate Bartlett pears to this event and educate children on the pears' uses, qualities, and nutritional benefits. Our Marketing Coordinator, Lorinda Oscarson, will serve as Chelan Fresh's supplier representative and competition judge. PACIFIC COAST FRUIT COMPANY`S KIDS IN THE KITCHEN OVERVIEW WHY: Pacific Coast Fruit Company continually seeks to have a positive influence in the communities we serve and to support our food industry. Our first annual Kids In The Kitchen event brings together local kids, chefs, and produce growers in hopes to inspire kids to eat healthy and to learn skills applicable for a successful [...]

First Annual Kids in the Kitchen Event2019-09-23T16:31:26+00:00

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

2018-09-28T19:13:42+00:00

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

US Licensed to Dazzle

2018-09-28T19:05:38+00:00

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

Chelan Fresh and Columbia Valley Fruit Enter into Exclusive Marketing Agreement

2018-09-28T18:58:07+00:00

Columbia Valley Owners Pictured Left to Right: Orlin Knutson, Tom Tudor, Bill Monson, Mark Tudor, Chris Vizena June 13, 2017 Fruit to be Marketed Under Trout and Cascade Crest Labels Media Resources Download Full Press Release* Download Logos* 1. Chelan Fresh Logo 2. Cascade Crest Organics Logo 3. Trout Logo * All photos and logos provided in relation to this press release are the sole property of Chelan Fresh and/or its suppliers.  Use of these assets is granted for the limited purpose of reporting or sharing the news in this specific press release only. For more information, please contact Tom Riggan at tomr@chelanfresh.com.

Chelan Fresh and Columbia Valley Fruit Enter into Exclusive Marketing Agreement2018-09-28T18:58:07+00:00

Chelan Fresh and Borton Fruit Combine to Offer Year-Around Supply of Most Sought-After Apple Varieties

2019-03-27T17:01:17+00:00

May 2, 2017 Total Sales Volume Increases by 47 percent Media Resources CFM Borton Press Release FINAL* Download Photos* Right click on the photos to save. Together, Chelan Fresh suppliers have co-developed and are growing next-generation apple varieties such as the Rockit®, SugarBee®, Red Honeycrisp, KORU® and two red-fleshed apples; as well as the Orondo Ruby® cherry. With the addition of Borton Fruit, Chelan Fresh's total sales volume will increase 47 percent. The Trout label, first marketed in 1923, is well-known around the world. The majority of the new fruit will be marketed under the Trout Label. Chelan Fresh suppliers are [...]

Chelan Fresh and Borton Fruit Combine to Offer Year-Around Supply of Most Sought-After Apple Varieties2019-03-27T17:01:17+00:00