Apples - Braeburn

Apples - Braeburn

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Braeburn apples Braeburns are very crispy with a fabulous 'sweet & sour' taste. Apples are in season in the UK from late summer to late Autumn, though available from store or imported all year round (we do not touch air freight).The first Braeburn tree was discovered growing in New Zealand in the 1950s, and is named after Braeburn Orchards, where it was first grown commercially. It is now grown around the World. The Braeburn is the benchmark apple variety against which all other commercial varieties are ranked.  It is crisp, without being hard, and very juicy. It is crisp, without being hard, and very juicy. The overall flavour is sharp and refreshing but with a good balance of sweetness - and never sugary.

nutritional info

"“An apple a day keeps the doctor away""! Apples are a great source of fibre, vitamin C, pectin (which helps the body rid itself of heavy metals) and flavonoids (powerful anti-oxidants, which can help prevent disease). "

storing Apples - Braeburn

Better to store them somewhere cool and dark than in the fridge, to avoid them losing flavour and becoming “powdery”. Apples absorb other odours, so keep them away from garlic and onions!

source

Somerset + English orchards.