Facts and Learning
The apple process from field to store
A time to rest……
- Tree planting
New life begins ……
- Bees fly from flower to flower to enhance pollination
- Pest Control (pheromone)
Time to grow ……
- Watering is critical to gain fruit size
- Summer pruning
- Estimating crop size
Protecting the apples from hail, birds and wind damage is vital.
Reflective sheets are placed under the trees to reflect the sun for even colour.
Harvest time ……
- Picking Picking Picking
- Did you know all apples are picked by hand?
Everybody has to wash their hands before they handle fruit
Packing & Transport
Direct to customer distribution centres