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The Rockit Apples Are Coming

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Touch the Soil News #695 (photo courtesy of Rockit Apples http://rockitapple.com/ ) A Rockit apple is the world’s first specialty-bred miniature apple. The idea is to have an apple of a size perfect for small snacks and children. The apples are packed in a tube of 3 to 5 apples for children and on-the-go consumers. Founded in 2010 by Phil Alison of New Zealand, the apple is about 1.5 times the size of a golf ball. Now, 7 years later, the company has established growers and marketers on five continents. Plans are to have growers in both the North and South hemispheres so that Rockit apples can be available anywhere…

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