VA Apples

THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & CONSUMER SERVICES

THE VIRGINIA APPLE BOARD

PHONE (434) 984-0573

ADDRESS 900 Natural Resources Dr, Suite 300  Charlottesville, VA 22903

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The Virginia Apple Board is 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.

© 2019 by The Virginia Apple Board

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Apple Varieties in Virginia:

Golden Delicious Apples

A Golden Opportunity for Retailers

The flavor of Virginia Golden Delicious apples is exceptional and, because of an extended shelf life, these apples will last and last. The lightly textured green/gold skin of the Goldens protects the crisp interior and helps retain its sweet juiciness.

Great as a snack or a lunchbox treat, their firm flesh makes Virginia Golden Delicious apples ideal for salads, pies, applesauce, apple butter and anything else that calls for sliced or cooked apples.

FOR CUSTOMERS:

Great looks and flavor

  • Sweet taste, crisp texture and juicy inside

  • Appealingly uniform shape

Versatility - when flavor is important

  • Great for salads because the flesh stays white longer

  • Ideal for baking and cooking

  • A favorite for applesauce and apple butter

  • A tasty, fast snack or quick bite

 

Virginia Goldens

  • Locally grown so customers know they're fresh

 

FOR RETAILERS

 

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

  • Mid-September through April