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 Granny Smith

Granny SmithVirginia Blushing Granny Smith Apples

There is something special on the apple cheeks of this Granny, a slight sun-kissed pink blush that makes Virginia Blushing Granny Smith apples an instant standout on any display.

This slightly unusual, always great tasting apple has extraordinary eye appeal, long shelf life, and versatility that customers love.

Virginia Blushing Granny Smiths can be enjoyed straight from the store, baked in a pie, or stewed into a sauce. And because the fruit keeps its color even when cut, these apples are ideal for salads. Virginia Blushing Granny Smith apples, get 'em while the blush is on!

Customers are rushing for Virginia Blushing Granny Smith Apples:

Gorgeous outside and in
* Green with pink blush
* Great size
* Doesn't brown when cut

Tart and Tasty
* Crisp, firm
* Store well
* Keeps shape when cooked. Ideal for pies, fried apples
* Super snack or salad

Virginia Blushing Granny Smith Apples
* A variety grown, sold and served with pride
* Yours from local growers


A plush opportunity for retailers:

Local freshness
* Picked ripe with the blush
* Just-picked flavor
* Next day delivery from local Virginia orchards
* Long shelf life

Choice packing options
* Tray packs
* Bags, bins or bulk
* PLU stickering available

Available late fall through spring

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