Our red coloured, very firm, juicy and sweet apples. It is a pack of 6 large apples with a base colouring of red, and is excellent for desserts or eating out-of-hand.
General informationStorage Tip: Apples stay fresher if they are kept cold so store them in the fridge. Hi Apples give off ethylene gas, which causes produce near them to ripen too quickly so put them in a plastic bag. Apples cause carrots to go soft, so keep your carrots and apples well separated.
Preparation Tip: To keep apples from browning, brush with lemon or lime juice, or drop in acidulated water (3 tbsp. of lemon juice in 1 quart of water). Slice them into rings for a fun twist on a simple snack.
Did you know... The apple tree is the most heavily cultivated in the world. There are over 7000 varieties of apples. It takes energy from 50 leaves to produce one apple.
Culinary Compatibility: Apples are great to add to turkey stuffing, salads, or even a stir fry. In the form of applesauce, apples go well with pork. Apples can used as a substitute for sugar when cooking (e.g. use apples instead of sugar when making cranberry sauce)
Health Information: An apple a day really does keep the doctor away. Well, at least cancer doctors and heart surgeons. The pectin in apples reduce cholesterol and the quercitin (a flavinoid) reduces the risk of cancer. The boron in apples is thought to help make menopause easier and reduce calcium loss.