Apple connoisseurs know that there are unique varieties grown in different parts of the world. The wide range of commercially grown apples offers different varieties with subtle differences in colour and flavour that reflect the different growing regions. Some varieties grown in USAEC states may look slightly different, reflecting the regions where delicious U.S. apples are grown.
Apples can be enjoyed in many ways – eaten as a fresh whole or sliced apple or in cooking, salads, main courses and desserts. Some apples shine best when they are cooked as part of a new or traditional recipe, but you can enjoy our apples in many ways throughout the day.
Apples are incredibly aromatic – the McIntosh in particular has a lovely, sweet and unique multi-faceted scent.
Some apples fit perfectly in your hand, making them an ideal snack for people on the go.
In retail settings, the varied colours and shapes create a visually appealing display.
Apple growers in USAEC states take pride in growing some of the most delicious apples in the world – some of the varieties have been developed in our member states.
Apples should be stored in cool temperatures for maximum shelf life.
The varieties above are not the only ones grown in each of these states. Apple varieties can vary from year to year based on climate differences in the growing regions.