GeoSpotlight: Locations, Places or Origin


Washington Apples

In 1937, the Washington State Apple Advertising Commission was created by an act of the Washington state legislature at the request of the apple industry, making it one of the oldest and largest commodity commissions in the United States. The primary purpose of the commission is advertising, promotion, education and marketing development for the Washington fresh apple crop. The most famous apple to grow in Washington state is the Red Delicious, which represents about 30 percent of the apples grown in state and accounts for 48 percent of apples exported to other countries. 

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California Avocados

Created in 1978, the California Avocado Commission (CAC) strives to increase demand for California Avocados and engages in related industry activities that benefit the state’s nearly 5,000 avocado growers. The CAC serves as the official information source for California Avocados and the California Avocado industry. Because of the unwavering belief in the quality of California Avocados, the CAC is dedicated to sharing information, promoting their product and supporting those who use, produce, sell and serve California Avocados. 

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Tru-Cape

Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing is the largest supplier of South African apples and pears. Most of Tru-Cape's fruit is grown in the southern fertile valleys of South Africa, in the Western Cape (around Elgin, Grabouw and Ceres) and in the Southern Cape (in the Langkloof).

 

Read more about Tru-Cape fruit marketing in an interview with Charles Hughes.

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New Zealand King Salmon

New Zealand King Salmon is well on its way to being the worldwide leader in the distribution of high-quality, great-tasting salmon products.

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SFMade

SFMade is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, established in 2010 and headquartered in San Francisco. It is the only organization of its kind focused on building San Francisco’s economic base by developing the local manufacturing sector.

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Real California Milk

The CMAB aggressively promotes dairy products with generic advertising, utilizing print, radio, television, digital and outdoor media, in-store promotions and publicity. The Board believes that these techniques have contributed to increased visibility and sales of dairy products.

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The Florida Department of Citrus

The Florida Department of Citrus (FDOC) is an executive agency of Florida government charged with the marketing, research and regulation of the Florida citrus industry. Its mission is to help grow the demand for Florida citrus products, providing a direct benefit to the citrus growers. The FDOC is governed by a nine-member board—the Florida Citrus Commission. The Governor of Florida appoints the Commission which is made up of citrus growers, processors and packers.

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Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW)

BMW is a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company founded in 1917. BMW is headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It also owns and produces the Mini marque, and is the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. BMW produces motorcycles under BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna brands. In 2010, the BMW group produced 1,481,253 automobiles and 112,271 motorcycles across all its brands.

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Good African

Good African's vision is to be a leading African agribusiness producing quality products for the global market and using trade to bring about sustainable community development.

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The London Tea Company

From a very small beginning in 2003, London Tea Company's reach is now worldwide. In those early days our tea and infusion blends reflected some of our tastes, a sort of wish list of the things we'd like to drink produced in the natural and ethical way we wanted. The range has changed since then, but our principals have not! Our business is based on combining both modern and traditional teas and other products with high-quality ideals.

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Russian Standard Vodka

Russian Standard vodkas are the finest expressions of traditional Russian vodka. Our vodkas are the No. 1 premium vodkas in Russia, recognized for their superbly smooth spirit and pure taste, which are derived from Dmitri Mendeleev’s classic formula for Russia’s Czars.

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Idaho - Grown in Idaho

To be sure you're getting genuine, top-quality Idaho Potatoes, look for the "Grown In Idaho" seal. Idaho's growing season of warm days and cool nights, ample mountain-fed irrigation and rich volcanic soil, give Idaho Potatoes their unique texture, taste and dependable performance. The Idaho Potato Commission is a state agency with many responsibilities, including the promotion of Idaho Potatoes.

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