A fascinating look at Arctic’s apple processing/packaging facility

· May 26, 2020

The facility that processes and packages Arctic brand apples has a high focus on food safety and minimizing waste — and this video gives you an up-close look at what each apple goes through.

Arctic apples are the famed genetic engineered variety developed by Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. Their hook is that the gene that would cause apples to brown has been “turned off,” thus Arctic’s apples aren’t going to go bad as rapidly as non-GMO varieties might.

In the couple years since they were made, the apples have been very well received by consumers and have helped to break down some of the negative perceptions about genetic engineering in our foods.

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