Red Delicious apples were discovered as a chance seedling in 1872 on the Iowa farm of Jesse Hiatt. They were initially marketed under the name Hawkeye until rights to the apple were sold to the Stark Brothers fruit company. They were renamed ‘Delicious’ and later improvements were made with the selection of redder, firmer and longer storing fruits. After the introduction of the unrelated ‘golden delicious’ they were renamed Red Delicious.

Red Delicious apples are high in dietary fiber and contain vitamin C. They offer a small amount of vitamin A and sodium and traces of calcium and iron. Red Delicious apples are higher in antioxidants than many other apple varieties, most of which are contained in the skin.

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Approx Weight per Item:
150 g

In Store Price: $11.99 / Kg

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