RUBY STAR

CHARACTERISTICS

Exterior: Full dark red appearance on a very light yellow-green background, with a hard crips.

Interior: Pale cream to golden yellow colour.

Experience: Robust spicy-sweet and tart flavour, with a hint of nutmeg and cinnamon.

HOW TO USE RUBY STAR?

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 RUBY STAR?

Ruby Star apples are harvested in Nelson – New Zealand from Mid-March to early April.

You can usually find Ruby Star apples from Golden Bay Fruit from harvest through end of August*.

(*dates reflect fruit’s container loading)

DID YOU KNOW?

Ruby Star is a derivative variety of Braeburn apple that was born and bred in 1952 in Motueka – New Zealand, within 10 km of our orchards. This has all the characteristics of a classic Braeburn – sweet tangy taste, crisp texture and good storability – with the shine of its full dark red colour.

crop_Ruby Star with PLU

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