Awe Sum Organics Announces New Crop of Apples from Southern Hemisphere
SONORA, MEXICO - Awe Sum Organics is gearing up for a new crop from the Southern Hemisphere. With harvest beginning in the spring, the grower is already ramping up for a fresher-than-ever season chock full of fresh, crisp, and flavorful organic apples, just the way nature intended.
“We ship all of our Southern Hemisphere organic apples to the U.S. in ocean containers and are bringing most of them into the Port of Philadelphia because of the reduced carbon footprint,” said David Posner, President and CEO. “Our studies have found that the amount of carbon or fuel required to ship an ocean container with 1,176 cartons of apples to Philadelphia from the Southern Hemisphere uses 1/12th the amount of carbon or fuel required to ship a truckload of 980 cartons of apples from the West Coast of the U.S. to the East Coast.”
For retailers, Awe Sum Organics’ new season means a host of benefits, including increased sales and shopper satisfaction. Awe Sum Organics’ latest crop provides a delicious solution for the buy-side before the next domestic harvest arrives after August.
“Because our apples are half a year fresher than domestically grown apples at the same time of year, there is an additional carbon savings from the electricity saved from the fact that our apples are stored for six months less time,” continued Posner.
This season’s organic apple crop is arriving from Chile, New Zealand, and Argentina. For the last 30 years, Awe Sum Organics has partnered with some of the best organic growers around the world in order to provide fresh fruit to its buy-side customers. This year, the organic purveyor is offering customer programs through the months of June, July, and August on varieties like Royal Gala, Granny Smith, Fuji, and Cripps Pink—which are available in bulk sizes, bagged cello bags, or pouch bags.
According to a press release, Awe Sum Organics is committed to growing, packing, and shipping the highest quality, best tasting organic apples available during the summer months—with this season already shaping up to be another winner.
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