The King of Apples.
Red Delicious apples are the most widely recognized of all U.S. apple varieties, this sweet, crispy, juicy apple varies in color from striped, red to solid-midnight red. Red Delicious apples are some of the most common apples grown in the great state of Michigan. It has become a parent variety to many new varieties that have been introduced to the market due to its hints of melon, acidity, and slight crispiness. The Red Delicious apple has a thicker skin, allowing it to be a durable apple that can be long-lasting when refrigerated. Red Delicious apples break down quickly when baking, so they tend to be best for snacking, making apple juice, cider, or dipping in some caramel!
Founded over 100 years ago in a small town in Iowa, this apple has become one that comes to mind instantly when people think of apples. It is a classic that plans to stay around for a while.