Flavor: Sweet and tart
Color: Dark red with green blush
Best Uses: Snacking, salads, sauce, pies, baking
Store apples in the refrigerator to slow ripening and maintain flavor. Store apples away from strong-smelling foods to prevent them from absorbing unpleasant odors. Properly refrigerated apples can last anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks.
Temperature: 30 to 40° F
Apples are truly the “superfruit” for everyone. It’s true that an apple a day really can help the doctor away. Apples are a healthy source of antioxidants, lots of fiber and help maintain healthy weight with just 80 calories for a medium sized fruit. Apples don’t have fat, cholesterol or sodium that is a plus for maintaining heart health.