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A Is for Apple

Publish Date August 31, 2023 1 Minute Read
Author MyMagazine Staff

Apples are at their crunchy best right now! Take your pick from varieties galore for both sweet and savory dishes. Think salads, pies, tarts, galettes, cider, caramel apples — there are a zillion ways to enjoy this juicy fall favorite.

5 Apple-tastic Facts

  1. Did you know apples are actually members of the rose family? The same goes for pears, peaches, plums, apricots, cherries, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries, too.
  2. There are 7,500 known varieties of apples grown worldwide.
  3. According to shoppers like you, the best apples are honeycrisp — they’re our top seller!
  4. Looking to up your fiber intake? One apple provides 20% of daily fiber needs.
  5. It takes apple trees 4 to 5 years to produce their first fruit.
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