To obtain statistics on the global apple market by region, by retailer count, by size, and the average retail price by varietal and by region. To obtain the available route to market into China and India from Canada, to understand the regulatory hurdles in place and the cost, and the tariffs in place.
To determine if there are apple producers and countries available for reciprocal representation by a Canadian producer. To determine the US market retail (wholesale if available) prices and retail by region and by variety. To determine if the Convenience & Gas channel is big for apples in Canada and the US and how to price them there.