More varieties, great quality

Exceptional apples – with all the choices that allow you to provide customers with exactly what they want. We provide the best of New York’s crop along with select imported apples.

Here’s a guide to all the apples we offer, along with flavor descriptions, ideal uses, and reasons consumers like each variety.

 

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Acey Mac

Flavor and consistency:
Juicy and tart, yet still sweet.

Uses:
Eating/snacks, sauces.

Why consumers like it:
A good apple to snack on. It’s a bit larger and firmer than the average McIntosh, and comes from the same apple lineage.

Braeburn

Flavor and consistency:
Sweet and tangy with a smooth, crisp texture.

Uses:
Cooking, snacking, and salads.

Why consumers like it:
The ultra–crisp yellow skin combined with a sweet juicy center appeals to children and teens to help encourage healthy eating.

Cameo

Flavor and consistency:
Thin skin with a tart/sweet flavor.

Uses:
Baking pies and snacks/eating.

Why consumers like it:
This apple is full of surprises from its hint of pear flavor to its bright exterior.

Cortland

Flavor and consistency:
Tender, snow-white flesh with just a hint of tartness.

Uses:
Eating and salads, plus kabobs, fruit plates and even freezing.

Why consumers like it:
A favorite in salads.

Crispin

Flavor and consistency:
Crunchy and refreshingly sweet.

Uses:
Eating, roasting, baking, and making sauces. Freezes well.

Why consumers like it:
Excellent roasted as the whole apple or cut into thick slices.

Empire

Flavor and consistency:
Perfect combination of sweet yet tart and juicy with good crunch – creamy, white flesh.

Uses:
Great for eating and salads. A favorite in lunches, baking, pies and freezing.

Why consumers like it:
This apple’s versatile flavors make it an all-time favorite variety.

Fortune

Flavor and consistency:
A touch of spice and nicely crisp.

Uses:
Excellent for applesauce, pies and sauces – many enjoy it as an eating apple, too.

Why consumers like it:
When combined with a sweeter apple, Fortune apples help create a unique and flavorful applesauce.

Fuji

Flavor and consistency:
Super sweet, extremely crisp and juicy.

Uses:
Salads, applesauce, and healthy snacking.

Why consumers like it:
Needs little or no sugar when used for making applesauce.

Gala

Flavor and consistency:
Mildly sweet and juicy with creamy yellow flesh.

Uses:
Snacking and salads.

Why consumers like it:
It’s visually appealing due to its striking, bright, yellow/red color – a great option for picky eaters.

Ginger Gold

Flavor and consistency:
Fine textured with overtones of tart and sweet.

Uses:
Salads and eating.

Why consumers like it:
Turns brown slowly, so ideal for fresh-cut apple use.

Golden Delicious

Flavor and consistency:
Mild, sweet, with crisp yellow flesh.

Uses:
Perfect for pies and sauces due to its natural sweetness, good for eating.

Why consumers like it:
The honey sweet taste is a favorite with many consumers.

Honeycrisp

Flavor and consistency:
Honey sweet, touch of tart and super-crisp yellow flesh.

Uses:
Great for eating and salads and works well for baking, pies, and sauces.

Why consumers like it:
Its flavor is so appealing that both adults and kids say “this apple is better than candy!”

Idared

Flavor and consistency:
Firm and juicy with a sweetly tart flavor.

Uses:
Sauces, cooking, freezing, baking, salads, pies and eating.

Why consumers like it:
This apple holds its shape perfectly and looks beautiful on a table or counter. It not only tastes good, it looks good, too.

Jonagold

Flavor and consistency:
Honey sweet with a touch of tartness.

Uses:
Eating, salads, baking and sauces.

Why consumers like it:
Outstanding for fried apples, with no sugar needed.

Jonamac

Flavor and consistency:
Fresh-yet-complex flavor, with sweet touch-of-honey, cinnamon, and nutmeg undertones.

Uses:
Eating, baking, and applesauce.

Why consumers like it:
The flavors resemble the McIntosh apple with an extra bit of honey.

KORU® Plumac c.v.

Flavor and consistency:
Tangy and sweet with a crisp juicy texture.

Uses:
Eating and baking.

Why consumers like it:
Its red hue, pretty appearance, and compelling sweetness have already make it a favorite in New Zealand and now in America.

Macoun

Flavor and consistency:
Aromatic, extra sweet/juicy, and tender.

Uses:
Great for eating, and baking, sauces, and salads.

Why consumers like it:
These apples – when eaten or sliced – give off a wonderful fresh-fruit flavor of autumn smell.

McIntosh

Flavor and consistency:
Sweet with an enjoyable tanginess.

Uses:
Great for eating and sauces, salads and pies.

Why consumers like it:
An apple with a tender flesh, it cooks down quickly when used for sauces. An all-time snacking and lunch favorite.

Paula Red

Flavor and consistency:
Nicely tart and juicy with crisp, white flesh.

Uses:
Eating and applesauce.

Why consumers like it:
Very sweet, needs little sugar when used in applesauce.

Pink Lady

Flavor and consistency:
Very firm and crisp with a zippy, tart flavor.

Uses:
Eating, sliced apples, salads, cooking and baking.

Why consumers like it:
Resists browning when cut, excellent for apple slices.

Red Delicious

Flavor and consistency:
Mildly sweet, very crispy.

Uses:
Eating and salads.

Why consumers like it:
Along with their distinctive flavor, these apples hold their appearance for a long time, so are excellent for decorations and centerpieces.

Rome (Also called Red Rome)

Flavor and consistency:
Mildly tart with firm, greenish flesh.

Uses:
Sauce, baking and pies. Freezes well.

Why consumers like it:
Superb cooking apples that retain their tart flavor when used in recipes.

RubyFrost® – New!

Flavor and consistency:
Crisp texture with a perfect balance of sweet and tart flavors.

Uses:
Eating, baking and salads.

Why consumers like it:
The beautiful rich color, distinctive crisp texture, and delicate balance of sweet and tart flavors make it a uniquely appealing apple for eating and wonderful for baking.

SnapDragon® – New!

Flavor and consistency:
Monster crunch with an extra-sweet and juicy flavor and crispy texture.

Uses:
Eating, recipes, and salads.

Why consumers like it:
One of two recently introduced apples developed, the crunchiness has been described by consumers as “simply amazing.”

20 Ounce

Flavor and consistency:
Firm, tender tart, and perfectly juicy.

Uses:
Cooking, baking, pies, sauces, and recipes.

Why consumers like it:
A big apple and a long-time favorite for pies.

Zestar!

Flavor and consistency:
Sprightly, zesty with a hint of brown sugar and a light, crisp texture.

Uses:
Eating and cooking.

Why consumers like it:
Zesty flavor, the hint of brown sugar, and that great crunch.