The apple of my eye?

Honeycrisp Apples

Honeycrisp Apples

Have you tasted a Honeycrisp apple yet? You’d remember if you had.

If you bite into the cream-coloured flesh of a Honeycrisp, you’ll find a very crisp, very juicy texture and a tart/honey-sweet flavour. Developed from a 1960 cross of Macoun and Honeygold apples by the University of Minnesota and introduced to consumers in 1991 (how come I didn’t discover them until last year??), this mottled red and yellow coloured apple has become a favourite eating apple with many consumers, including me!

Want to learn more about Honeycrisps and other types of apples? Check out the Ontario Apple Growers’ web site.

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