Braeburn Apples have a high impact flavor. The crisp, aromatic Braeburn blends sweetness and tartness that is just right for snacks and salads. Its color varies from greenish-gold with red sections to nearly solid red. Braeburn was discovered as a chance seedling near Nelson, New Zealand in 1952. It's probable parents are Lady Hamilton and Granny Smith. Usage: Great for snacks and salads.
The cameo has a pleasantly sweet-tart flavor and firm texture, with creamy, red striped skin. It was discovered as a chance seedling in the orchards of Darrel Caudle of Dryden, WA in the 1980's. Caudle and other Washington apple growers recognized that the unique flavor and firmness of this new apple would appeal to consumers. They patented the variety and trademarked the name. Cameo is now being propagated through0ut the apple industry and is an up and coming variety. Usage: An excellent dessert apple or tasty on the go snack.
Like fine wine, Fuji's flavor improves with age. It's spicy, crisp sweetness makes it excellent out of hand or as applesauce. Fuji varies from yellow-green with red highlights to very red. Fuji was bred from a cross between Red Delicious and Ralls Janet varieties at the Tohuku Research station in Morioka, Japan in 1939 and introduced into Japanese production in 1958. This variety is a recent arrival to the United States and has a loyal following. Usage: Excellent for salads, snack, and makes great applesauce.
Gala is a heart-shaped with distinctive yellow-orange skin and red striping. It offers a crisp, sweet taste that can't be beat. It was discovered in New Zealand at J.H Kidd's orchard in the 1920's. It did not appear in the United State's until 1980's. It is now Washington's harvest opener with pick dates in August. Gala is the perfect take along snack at any time of day and is also great in salads.
Delicious in it's name says it all for the Golden Apple. A favorite snacking apple, the firm white flesh of the apple retains its shape and rich mellow flavor when baked or cooked, making it the preferred all purpose cooking apple. It's skin is so tender and thin it does not require peeling for most recipes. The Golden Delicious first appeared around 1900 in West Virginia on the Mullin's Farm. Usage: Excellent for eating fresh and cooking.
Bright green apple that packs a mouthwatering tartness, a crisp bite, and tangy flavor. Its tart flavor really comes through when baked and sauteed. It was discovered in 1868 in Australia in Mary Ann (Granny) Smith's Backyard. Washington began planting it in the late 1960's and it is now the third most produced in the state. Usage: Enjoy as a snack, in a salad, or baked. (Apple Pies)
Like the name, Honey Crisp is sweet like honey and explosively crisp. It was created in 1960 at the University of Minnesota as a cross between Macoun and Honeygold. It was introduced on the commercial market in 1991. The Honey Crisp has a complex sweet-tart flavor and is growing in popularity with its crunch, texture, juiciness and mildly aromatic flavor. Usage: Snack, salads, and cooking.
Jonagold is a blend of Jonathan and Golden Delicious apples and offers a unique tangy sweet flavor. With a yellow green base and blush stripe, Jonagold is excellent for both eating fresh and cooking. It was developed in New York state at Agricultural Experiment Station at Geneva in 1968. Usage: Excellent for eating fresh and cooking.
Cripps Pink has a sweet-tart taste and firm crisp flesh. Skin is a pink blush over yellow. Cripps Pink is great for both eating out of hand and cooking. Snackers and bakers give this variety high marks. Crisp fall nights bring on the bright pink color that gives the apples its name. It was introduced into the market in 1985 in Australia. It is a cross between Golden Delicious and Lady Williams. Usage: Great for cooking and eating fresh.
One of America's favorites. It's a five star snacking apple, with sweet, juicy and mild flavor. Known for its deep ruby skin and classic heart shape, it was discovered in 1870, in Peru, Iowa by Jesse Hiatt and has been widely bred and produced since then. It was originally called Hawkeye. Washington's cool nights and warm, dry days give the Red Delicious its attractive hue. Usage: Delicious eaten as a snack or in salads.
Rome is the baker's buddy. It has a smooth blazingly bright red skin with sweet, slightly juicy flesh. It was discovered in Rome, Ohio in 1820. Usage: Primarily a cooking apple, it's flavor grows richer when baked or sauteed.
KIKU® - An exciting selection of Super Sweet apples coming from the varieties Brak & Fubrax Fuji marketed exclusively by CMI. The apples display a beautiful ruby red stripe over cream background which, when harvested at optimum timing, gives exceptional sweetness and flavor. With its high standard of quality the KIKU® brand gives growers an opportunity to ally with select growers across the USA in a program that offers consistent returns to the farm along with an exciting ability to share a story about KIKU® from farm to market. The trademark KIKU® is licensed to Columbia Fruit Packers and CMI by KIKU S.R.L./GmbH of Girlan, Italy.
Hybrid of the Gala and Braeburn. Developed in the Netherlands and planted exclusively by Columbia Fruit and licensed partners in the U.S.
The Kanzi® brand apple is very full flavored with perfect sweet-sour
balance. Attractive shape and size, with excellent
aroma. One of the strongest apple flavors you will ever taste.
Prepare your taste buds for a truly intense flavor experience!