Exterior: Firm to the touch, with a red-orange vertical streaky appearance on a yellow-green background.
Interior: Pale cream to golden yellow colour.
Experience: Robust spicy-sweet and tart flavour, with a hint of nutmeg and cinnamon.
HOW TO USE BRAEBURN?
Perfect for baking and cooking in that they hold their shape and do not release a lot of liquid making them ideal for tarts and pies. Can also enjoy it in salad or snacking.
WHEN CAN I FIND BRAEBURN?
Braeburn apples are harvested in Nelson – New Zealand from Mid-March to early April.
You can usually find Braeburn apples from Golden Bay Fruit from harvest through end of August*.
(*dates reflect fruit’s container loading)
DID YOU KNOW?
Braeburn apple was discovered in 1952 as a chance seedling in Motueka – New Zealand, within 10 km of our orchards. Braeburn apples’ parentage is commonly linked to Lady Hamilton and Granny Smith apples as these were all growing nearby each other. The apple is named after Braeburn Orchard, where it was first commercially grown. Today, Braeburn is well-known as an all-purpose apple with a spicy sweet-tart flavour and crisp bite. Braeburn apples are also great storing apples.