Product Intelligence

Apple

Similar Names
Malus pumila
Top Producer
China
0515 Apples
Top Exporter
United States
080810 Apples, fresh
China
081330 Apples, dried
Top Importer
Germany
080810 Apples, fresh
081330 Apples, dried
Wholesale Prices
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$ 1.09 per kg
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Nov, 2019
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Nov 18
Product Intelligence of Apple

Definitive Guide to Apple

Everything you need to know about the basics, production, export and import of Apple.
Product Description
General Information

-Apples are fruits that come from a small tree that can reach about 25 feet in height and a crown spread of about 25 feet.

-They have oval shaped leaves, a brown bark and a mature trunk can reach 24 inches in diameter.

-The fruits are green to yellow to red, or a mixture.

-They were first mentioned by Greeks and Romans in the 3rd century BC but are now produced by more than 60 countries worldwide, producing more than 1000 metric tons.

-The common varieties are the Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Fuji and Gala.

-It is commonly used to produce food items like pastries and cakes, beverages like juices, cider and wines and also vinegar.

-It is a versatile crop that can at times grow year round.

General Information

Malus Pumila


Also referred to as:

- Malus domestica

- Malus sylvestris

- Malus communis

- Pyrus malus

General Information

*080810

-Apples, Fresh n.e.s in heading no 0808.


*081330

-Apples, Dried n.e.s in heading no 0813.

General Information

[Red Delicious]

-Red-skinned with white flecks.

-Thick-skinned, sweet in flavour with a crumbly texture.

-Grown throughout the world.


[McIntosh]

-Blend of red, green and golden white.

-Soft skinned with soft flesh and a balanced sweet and acidic taste.

-Grown mostly in the North Eastern and Upper Great Lake in Canada.


[Golden Delicious]

-Light green to yellowish skin with a semi firm texture.

-Mild and sweet with juicy flesh.

-Grown worldwide.


[Granny Smith]

-Bright green colour.

-Available year round.

-Contains a high level of tartness, with crispy and juicy flesh.


[Fuji]

-Light green with a pale reddish-orange tint.

-Dense and crispy.

-Regarded the sweetest variety.

-Grown in the US and Japan.


[Braeburn]

-Thin skinned, with a balance between sweetness and tartness.

-Grown on the mainland.


[Pink lady brand]

-Firm and crunchy.

-Mostly grown in the US and a few other countries worldwide.


[Gala]

-Pinkish orange striping over a gold base.

-Thin skinned and crispy, with a sweet and juicy flesh.


General Information

*Export grades

-FE (Far East)

>Destination: East Asia, Canada

>Defects: 5%

>Sizing: 10mm deviance

>Brix:Acid ratio: 8:1

>Juice %: 50%

>Box type: Open top

>Net weight: 15-17kg

>Option for PLU: Yes


-EU (European)

>Destination: Europe, Canada, USA

>Defects: 10%

>Sizing: 10mm deviance

>Brix:Acid ratio: 7:1

>Juice %: 50%

>Box type: Open top, Telescopic

>Net weight: 14-16kg

>Option for PLU: Yes


-ME (Middle East)

>Destination: Middle East, Russia, Canada

>Defects: 10%

>Sizing: 10mm deviance

>Brix:Acid ratio: 6.7:1

>Juice %: 42%

>Box type: Telescopic

>Net weight: 14-16kg

>Option for PLU: No


-There are three classes of apples:


*Class 1

-They have a sound and attractive appearance.

-The shape is well formed.

-Attributes are according to the cultivars requirements.


*Class 2

-The appearance is sound and fairly attractive.

-Attributes are true to the cultivars requirements.


*Lowest Class

-Appearance and shape are not good.

-Other attributes not true to cultivars requirements.



General Information

[Fresh]

-Quality of sweetness

-Tartness

-Flavour 

-Acidity and juiciness

-Crispness

[Juice]

-Total Soluble Solids (TSS)

-Titritable Acidity (TA)

-Total Sugars

-Absorbic Acids


[Dried]

-Water holding capacity

-Water activity

-Bulk density

-Colour

-pH

-Tetritable Acidity (TA)

-Total phenolic content

-Antioxidant activity

-Absorbic acid content

-Total carotenoid content

-Volatile compounds


General Information

-Production and packing

-Packing

-Transport

-Labour Handling

-Shipping

-Receiving

-Adverse weather conditions

-Exchange rates

-Production from other competitors

Production
Intelligence on global production published on Tridge are based on the statistical data provided by UN FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization. We follow the FAO Code scheme of our data source and assign each page with its most closely associated FAO Codes.
This page is associated with the following HS Codes:
- 0515 Apples
FAO Code 0515 Apples
Export
Intelligence on global imports and imports published on Tridge are based on the statistical data provided by UN Comtrade: International Trade Statistics Database. We follow the HS Code scheme of our data source and assign each page with its most closely associated HS Codes.
This page is associated with the following HS Codes:
HS Code 080810 Fruit, edible; apples, fresh
HS Code 081330 Fruit, edible; apples, dried
Import
Intelligence on global imports and imports published on Tridge are based on the statistical data provided by UN Comtrade: International Trade Statistics Database. We follow the HS Code scheme of our data source and assign each page with its most closely associated HS Codes.
This page is associated with the following HS Codes:
HS Code 080810 Fruit, edible; apples, fresh
HS Code 081330 Fruit, edible; apples, dried

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