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 Fuji

Fuji.Fuji: The Exotic Sounding Apple that Tastes Right at Home in Virginia Although the name may conjure up images of the Orient, Fuji apples are definitely at home in Virginia. This deliciously sweet apple is actually a cross between all-time favorite Red Delicious and old Virginia Rawls Jennet apples. Its appearance is a distinctive combination of red blush, striped with green and yellow.

The Fuji is a hard-working apple. It's excellent for snacking and for cooking. It stores well, even without refrigeration. For retailers, that means extended shelf life. For consumers, it means the perfect take-along for school lunches and picnics.

Buyers also know the Fuji as the best sweet apple available after November 1, so the delicious flavor and great texture will continue long past other apples for baking, for applesauce, for salads and for snacks.

Customers bring Virginia Fuji apples home:

Exotic look, down-home flavor
* Blush color with green and yellow stripes
* Excellent sweet flavor

Versatility
* Ideal for cooking and baking
* A favorite for applesauce
* A tasty snack

Virginia Fujis
* Locally grown so customers know they're fresh
* Extended shelf life - at least one month under refrigeration

Retailers bring home strong sales:

Freshness
* Just picked flavor
* Next day delivery from local Virginia orchards

Convenience
* Packed in tray packs or
* Shipped in bags, bins or bulk
* PLU stickering available

Availability
*November through March

Virginia Apple Varieties:
Fuji
Gala
Ginger Gold
Golden Delicious
Granny Smith
Jonathan
Red Delicious
Rome
Stayman
Winesap
York

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This site is brought to you by the Virginia State Apple Board -- an official commodity board
of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services -- promoting research, education
and marketing efforts for the state's apple industry through assistance to the
Virginia Apple Growers Association.

900 Natural Resource Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903
434.984.0573, Fax: 434.984.4156