Fruit Quality Begins in the Orchard – 2024 Guide

When it comes to defining fruit quality, growers might think a bit differently than consumers. “Fruit consumers are concerned with flavor, texture, the balance between sugar and acid, and appearance (shape, color, russet),” said Dr. Jim Schupp, pomologist at Penn State’s Fruit Research & Extension Center. “We’ve seen an increase in consumers who say that … Read more