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 Red Delicious

Red Delicious.A red-hot opportunity for sales of a locally grown, fresh, all-time favorite

Virginia Red Delicious apples -- the apple of everyone's eye and palate -- are now available fresh from the orchards at their juicy and flavorful best.

Their crisp, sweet flesh, makes Virginia Red Delicious apples ideal for lunches, snacks and salads and a refreshing addition when baked into such quick treats as pancakes, muffins and crisps.

Customers go for Local Virginia Red Delicious apples:

Great color and shape
* Striped to solid red
* Has the uniform shape customers are looking for

Unbeatable flavor
* Great for salads because of the crisp texture and sweet taste
* A tasty fast snack or quick bite
* Sweet, juicy, firm, crisp

Virginia Red Delicious Apples
* Locally grown so your customers know they're flavorful and fresh.

A red-hot opportunity for retailers:

Locally grown freshness
* Just picked flavor
* Next day delivery from local Virginia orchards
* Extended display life of two weeks
* Withstand store handling

Packed for your convenience
* Packed in tray packs or
* Shipped in bags
* PLU stickering available
* Consistent supply of 88 and larger sizes

Ready for red-hot sales from fall to spring
* Available mid-September through March

Virginia Apple Varieties:
Ginger Gold
Golden Delicious
Granny Smith
Red Delicious

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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