Available from the end of April until the end of August, Fuji Apples have a peak season from May to July.
There are 7500 known varieties of apples in the world but only fifteen to twenty varieties are commercially grown .
Fuji apples vary from yellow-green with red highlights to very red. The fresh, crisp flesh offers a crunchy, floral sweetness, with citrus and honey notes.
The Fuji apple has a sweet flavour that is best enjoyed fresh. Apple slices or chunks may be added to green salads, fruit salads or grain salads. Apple slices may also be cooked down into preserves and butters, or pureed into soups. Slice thinly and bake into chips. Pairs well with savoury items as well, such as onions, cabbages, cheeses and strong herbs. Add slices to panini or cold sandwiches. Keep dry and refrigerate until ready to eat or use.