Gala apples are one of the most common varieties of apple. They are a cross between the Cox Pippen, Red Delicious and Golden Delicious. </br> </br> Gala apples are a great snacking fruit as they are low in calories, high in water content and offer a fair amount of vitamins A, C and B. They also contain a dietary fiber known as pectin, which has been shown to lower cholesterol levels and help prevent heart attacks. They also contain trace amounts of boron, which has been touted for its ability to help build strong bones.
Akane is useful early season apple with an unusually good balance of sweet and sharp flavors. The flesh is firm rather than crisp, but with plenty of juice.<br> Akane was developed in Japan in the 1930s, and represents an unusual marriage of the classic English early variety, Worcester Pearmain, and the high quality American heritage apple variety, Jonathan - and it is a marriage that works very successfully.
The MacIntosh style is typified by attractive dark red or (more often) crimson colours, and a crunchy bite, often with bright white flesh. </br></br>The MacIntosh style is typified by attractive dark red or (more often) crimson colours, and a crunchy bite, often with bright white flesh. The flavor is simple and direct, generally sweet but with refreshing acidity. In general these apples keep reasonably well in store, but the flavour fades quite quickly - although remaining perfectly pleasant. Nevertheless to get the full vinous sugar rush it is best to eat it right away.
Gala apples are always a crowd pleaser. Their dense flesh is creamy yellow and crisp, offering a mildly sweet flavour and flora aroma. Gala’s that are allowed to reach the peak of their sweetness on the tree will have a deeper red hue and a slightly sweeter flavour.
The first truly sweet apple of the BC Fruit season. Sunrise was bred to allow Canadian growers the chance to have sweet apples in August. Enjoy! </br></br>Cross between Macintosh and Golden Delicious
Small enough that they are able to do most of the labour themselves, the farm is run by Shirlee Mae and Moses, along with their son Willis and his wife, Bronwyn. We know you can taste the quality in Brown Schneider produce, from apples and peaches to pears and tomatoes!