Arctic® Goldens: A (fresh)cut above other snacks

Love snacking on fresh fruits and veggies? You’re far from alone with freshcut produce snacks now exceeding $1.1 billion in sales, according to a new Consumer Insights report from Nielsen. For healthy snackers, and products like Arctic® apples that offer an enticing combination of convenience and wholesomeness, the good news continues as the annual growth rate for the category has exceeded 10 percent each year from 2012 to present. As detailed by Food Business News, “fresh fruit is the stand-out winner” for the healthy snacking category, and their dollar share of on-the-go snacking produce category is now at 44 percent,
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What inspired Arctic® apples in the first place?

If you’ve been following us for awhile now you probably know quite a bit about our nonbrowning Arctic® apples. But what you may not realize is how passionate we are about the benefits of biotechnology and its potential to make a positive impact on many global issues such as food waste and hunger. Our President and Founder, Neal Carter, will be a keynote speaker at the SynBioBeta Conference this fall and will be talking further about the important role biotechnology can play. To find out more about what inspires him and why he started Okanagan Specialty Fruits in the first
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