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 Ginger Gold

Ginger Gold.The Summer Apple That Tastes Like Fall
Get a jump on autumn apple sales with an apple that has the succulent bite and rich taste of just harvested fall apples. Only fresh Virginia Ginger Gold apples are available for retailers from Mid August through October.

Virginia's own apple
If the name Ginger Gold is unfamiliar, that's because it is a recentaddition to the list of apple varieties. It was discovered growing among the twisted uprooted trees in a Virginia orchard in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Its ancestors are the Golden Delicious and Albermarle Pippin apples.

Customers go for Virginia Ginger Gold apples

Great taste and bite
*Crisp texture and excellent taste

Great looks
*Greenish gold skins with a slight blush

Great all around apple
*Doesn't discolor when cut, maintaining crisp white flesh - a natural for salads, slices and chunks or garnishes
*Great as a snack eaten out of hand
*Wonderful multi-purpose cooking and baking apple that holds its shape when cooked


Retailers go for Virginia Ginger Gold apples

Availability
*Earliest local fresh apple available in the fall
*Ready for sale from mid August through October

Excellent shelf life
*10 - 14 days

Packed for retailers needs
*Packed in tray packs
*Shippers will also provide various bag sizes, bins or bulk
*PLU stickering available

Fast shipping
*Next day delivery from local Virginia orchards - fresh, quality apples for your customers

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