General FAQs

Your top questions about Stemilt & our fruits are answered

Are any of Stemilt’s fruit GMO (genetically modified organisms)?

Nope! Stemilt does not use GM (genetically modified) plant material to produce any apples, pears, cherries, peaches, nectarines or apricots. New varieties of fruit are created through traditional cross-pollination methods which brings the best attributes of the parent varieties to create a new variety that you will love.

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Can I buy Stemilt fruit direct?

You bet! Please visit Sincerely Fresh, Stemilt’s gift fruit website. We only offer our premium-quality apples, pears, and cherries to ship directly to any doorstep in the U.S.

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What does Stemilt mean?

Stemilt is a Native American word for “coming from the mountains” or “foothills to the mountains.” Learn more about what goes into the Stemilt name.

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What does “USA/E-U.A.” on your fruit bags or stickers mean?

E-U.A. is the French translation for USA. We must translate labels into French to ship our fruits to Canada. The United States is the origin of fruits grown by Stemilt. We farm apples, pears, cherries and summer fruits in Washington and also grow cherries in California.

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