Apple is, without doubt, one of the world’s most popular fruits. They are produced in many areas around the world, and come in various shapes, colours, textures and flavours. Here are nine common varieties of apple.
Red Delicious is an American classic apple. It is sweet, crispy and juicy. It has a thick skin, and is perfect for snacking and as an addition to salads.
Royal Gala originates from New Zealand. It is crispy, juicy, and very sweet. Royal Gala is ideal for snacking, in salads, beverages, pies and sauces.
Granny Smith is originally cultivated in Australia. It is known for its delicious tart flavour and pleasing crunch. Similar to Royal Gala, Granny Smith apples are suitable for snacking, in salads, baking, beverages, pies and sauces.
Fuji is generally regarded the sweetest of all apples. The crisp apple variety is originally developed in Japan and named after the famous Mount Fuji.
Golden Delicious is known for its beautiful yellow skin as well as its mild and sweet flavour. This American classic apple is ideal for snacking, in salads, beverages, pies and sauces.
Originating in the USA, the Honeycrisp apple’s flesh is coarse, juicy and sweet. Its skin colour is a distinctive mottled red over a yellow background.
Cox apples are orange-red in colour, deepening to bright red and mottled with carmine over a deep yellow background. Originally grown in England, the flesh of these apples is very aromatic, yellow-white, fine-grained, crisp, and very juicy.
Braeburn is a crisp, sweet and juicy apple. Its colour varies from orange to red over a yellow background. Originally from New Zealand, Braeburn is ideal for use in salads, baking, sauces and pies.
Pacific Rose is so named for its rosy skin and the ocean that surrounds New Zealand where it is originally from. It is mostly sweet with very little acidity and keeps very well in storage.