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TYPICAL VARIETIES:
  • Red Delicious - Crunchy and Mildly Sweet. Not much flavor. Best eaten fresh or in salads.
  • Empire - Cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh. Crisp, juicy apple has a delightful sweet-tart flavor and creamy white flesh, making it a good all-purpose apple.
  • Fuji - Crunchy and Super Sweet
  • Gala - Crisp and Very Sweet. You'll go gaga for Gala! Gala is ideal for snacking.
  • Golden Delicious - (yellowish green) Crisp and Sweet Great for baking. Buttery, honey taste.
  • Granny Smith - (green) Crunchy and Tart. An all-purpose apple, Grannies work equally well as a snack or in pies and sauce.
  • Honeycrisp - Crisp and Distinctly Sweet. Cross between a Macoun and a Honeygold. Good for snacking, salads and sauce-making.
  • McIntosh - Best used for snacking and applesauce,
  • Breaburn - The most flavorful. Crisp, Juicy and has a rich, spicy-sweet flavor.
  • Envy - Sweet taste and crunch. Goes well in cakes and pies. ... Because this New Zealand hybrid doesn't brown as quickly as other apple varieties, it makes a great sliced snack.
  • Ambrosia - taste floral notes similar to a wildflower honey. These apples are very low in acid. They won’t taste tart or tangy, just mellow and sweet.

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