The apple tree is one of the most widespread fruit-bearing trees, and apples are a part of human dietary history since the dawn of time.
There is a great variety of species of apple trees being cultivated in Europe. Among the most popular groups of species are Red Delicious, Gala and fuji from red apples, Golden Delicious from yellow and Granny Smith from green apples.
The European Union is a major exporter of apples. The varieties grown in Greece are distinguished by their quality, taste, texture, and unique aroma. With a captivating bright colour, tight and crunchy flesh, sweet yet slightly sour taste in a discreet and pleasant way, Greek apples are the ideal choice for a dessert or snack any time in the day.
- Maturation: August – October
- Availability: September – May