US Apple Association

US Apple Association is a nonprofit membership association for growers, marketers, equipment producers and allied organizations dealing with apples, within forty states of the United States of America. It advocates on behalf of 7,500 apple growers and 400 companies in the apple business.[1] Their services include but are not limited to: lobbying for the industry's interests at all the branches of the federal government and the public and to provide educational information, and newsletters for the growers.[2][third-party source needed] The association also strives to provide all U.S. apple industry the means to profitably produce and market apples and apple products.[3]

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The associations runs a website that supplies information for the public on all different apple cultivars grown in the United States. As they write, there are close to 100 cultivars grown commercially in the United States, but about 90% of the production consists of the 15 most popular cultivars.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bomey, Nathan. "Gala apple passes Red Delicious as America's favorite". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2020-04-23.
  2. ^ Official website
  3. ^ "Jim Bair, US Apple Association: Profile and Biography - Bloomberg Markets". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2020-09-06.
  4. ^ Apple Varieties of the US Apple association

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