Watch: First commercial Arctic® apples planted!

This spring, the first commercial Arctic® apples were planted, bringing us one big step closer to making the first truly nonbrowning apple varieties available to eager consumers! We captured this momentous occassion on film so we could share the experience with everyone, either on our YouTube
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Sharing a letter from a “big” fan!

Since Arctic® apples were officially approved in the U.S. last week, we have been overwhelmed with the huge numbers of well wishes, inquiries, media requests and growers asking to plant trees. However, there’s one letter we received that may just be our favorite of all! In
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The latest & greatest from Apple(s)!

Even as holiday shoppers flock to get the latest “Apple” product, there’s a similar rising demand for another group of newly developed products – actual apples! While it’s certainly a more subtle trend than annually replacing outdated smartphones, consumers are increasingly drawn to modern apple varieties.
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Getting schooled on kids’ health

Getting kids to eat more fruits and veggies often feels like such a challenge it should be an Olympic sport. However, more time and effort is being spent than ever before trying to ease the struggle and many of the strategies are working! For instance, the
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The inconvenient truth about convenience

When it comes to eating healthy, particularly with fruits and veggies, the saying “easier said than done” could not be more apt. There’s no shortage of studies on consumer eating habits, and over and over, respondents say how important eating healthy is to them and yet…
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Taking the “Yuck” Factor Out of Brown Apples

Best Food Facts, an educational website that connects consumers with food system expert, recently reached out to Dr. Herb Aldwinckle for his opinion on Arctic® apples. Dr. Aldwinckle, professor emeritus at Cornell University’s Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, has studied apples for four decades
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Showdown: Arctic® Golden vs. Arctic® Granny

The first two nonbrowning apple varieties we are bringing to market are Arctic® Granny and Arctic® Golden. Why these varieties? Lots of reasons! Golden Delicious: Orange Pippin, a popular website which is a self-acclaimed “comprehensive resource for apples and orchards”, explains that the Golden Delicious is “undoubtedly
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