Europe is the real wealth of apple orchards. European apples grow away from big cities, breathe clean air and bath in the warm sunbeams. Apples have full blush, juicy flesh and additionally they are crunchy and aromatic.
The variety of European apples will satisfy the diverse tastes of all consumers and will give them a chance for a new taste experience. When they reach for apples grown in special regions of Europe, like Grójec, they will discover delicate sweet & sour note created as a composition of unique climate and soil conditions with carefully developed own methods of cultivation.
“What is most important, apples are subject to restrictive European standards of the control of production and high standards of storage and transport, according to Fruit Union president Waldemar Zolcik, “Behind the success of the apples are always the growers – people with real passion. Thanks to their involvement people all over the world can enjoy this tasty snack.
Freshly picked European apples are sorted by innovative system. Fruits are rotated and analyzed by machines.” “The system recognizes size, color, weight and possible internal damage. These devices are also featured with a IFA system – Internal Flavour Analyzer.”
“European apples are packed according to high requirements. Modern halls are equipped with innovative packaging lines which allow to pack fruits to all available containers – cardboard, wood and plastic boxes, bags, trays.
Thus, apples are properly secured and they can be delivered to any place in the world – fresh, aromatic and crispy.” “Poland, with an annual production of 2.5 million tons, is the largest producer of apples in Europe. Apples represent more than 80% of the fruits production of the country. The main varieties are Idared, Szampion, Jonagored, Gloster, the Golden Delicious and Gala Royal and Must. Besides the production sold in national market, big quantities are exported to the countries of the European Union, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and the Egypt.,” he said.
Association of Polish Fruit and Vegetables Distributors “Fruit Union”
Established in 2010. It supports transparent rules for export by the legal and economic consulting and dissemination of advanced quality standards. The Association promotes food and actively fights for working out uniform principles in the fruit growers’ sector. The Fruit Union maintains contacts with representatives of the administration and economic institutions. The main objective of the organization is to promote Polish producers and distributors of fruit or vegetables and representing their interests both at home and abroad.
Polish Fruit Growers Union
This organization brings together about 4 thousand fruit growers with a primary goal to represent their needs and interests. It provides consultancy services and shapes opinion about fruit growing. It undertakes activities in order to establish sustainable legal, economical and organizational foundations for strengthening of the Polish fruit growing and market integration within the European Union.
Agricultural Market Agency
Agricultural Market Agency is a Polish state owned company supervised by the minister responsible for agricultural markets and the minister responsible for public finance (in terms of financial management). Since Polish accession paying agency and operates under the EU legislation.
European Union is a community of nations conducting free market economy. It grants subsidies for the implementation of various projects in areas such as urban and regional agriculture and rural areas development, maritime and fisheries policy, research and innovation. Managing more than 76 percent of EU budget is done in partnership with the national and regional authorities. The remaining funds are managed directly by the EU.