Crunch Pak slices Cosmic Crisp

Crunch Pak now exclusive Cosmic Crisp slicer

New apple joins Smitten, Envy, and Jazz in
company’s exclusive varietal program
CASHMERE — Crunch Pak, the sliced apples specialist, has an exclusive relationship to slice Cosmic Crisp apples, a new variety that is capturing attention nationwide.
The Cosmic Crisp is a juicy apple with a firm crisp texture and a flavor profile that is both sweet and tart making it an excellent eating apple that is perfect for slicing, said Ozgur Koc, senior vice president of business and product development at Crunch Pak.
“Cosmic Crisp is from Honeycrisp parentage and is best for snacking and other fresh applications,” Koc said. “When we tested it, we found it made an ideal apple for slicing; we anticipate our national distribution will help further it’s growing popularity.”
A varietal created by Washington State University Tree Fruit Research, Cosmic Crisp apples are grown in Washington state with the first volume harvested this fall. The variety is being marketed by Proprietary Varietal Management via multiple channels including influencer outreach, traditional media outreach and grassroots marketing efforts.
Cosmic Crisp fresh cut sliced apples are shipping nationwide now for a limited time.
“Our goal is to provide shoppers with an excellent eating experience and having the exclusive rights to new varieties with complex flavor profiles helps us meet that goal and keep the category fresh,” Koc said.
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About Crunch Pak
Crunch Pak is the industry leader in fresh sliced apples. Founded in 2000, Crunch Pak is committed to providing the highest quality organic and conventional sliced apples in the market. Crunch Pak’s family of brands includes Crunch Pak with Disney, Crunch Pak with Nickelodeon, and Crunch Pak Organics. The primary distribution is via retail channels; annually Crunch Pak creates more than 1 billion apple slices at plants in Cashmere and New Jersey.

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