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Growers Consider Giving Apples Away: As sales of...

June 19, 1989

Growers Consider Giving Apples Away: As sales of Washington apples hit their lowest point of an Alar-plagued year, some growers are considering giving away fruit to the poor as a way to reduce supplies and raise prices. One proposal includes taking a truckload of Washington apples to New York City and giving them away to show how desperate the situation is, said Jim Clements, president of the Washington Assn. of Apple Growers.

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