Fuji Apples are developed in Japan in the late 1930s. Its name comes from Mount Fuji, according to the U.S. Apple Association. What makes it so popular is its naturally sweet flavor and crispy texture.
Fuji apples are Japanese apple varieties that have white dots interspersed with red shells. Sweet and crunchy, it is well known for its edgy taste. Today Fuji apples are widely grown all over the world. Fuji apples in each country are different in color, nutrition, and taste due to the soil where they are grown.
1/ Fuji Apple’s Origins
Fuji apples come from Aomori, Japan. They are apple varieties that were created by crossing two varieties of American apples (Red Delicious and Virginia Ralls Genet) at the local research station. The apple variety is named after a small town in Aomori Prefecture, where it was first cultivated in 1930.
For a long time, Japanese quality – the quality recognized at the highest level by international standards – has been a guarantee that guarantees consumers’ complete trust. In addition, the super cleanness, safety, and freshness of Japanese apples allow the consumer to simply wash through the water, bite the apple whole shell and indulge in the taste of sweet, sour, aromatic, pure, and crispy on the tongue.
2/ Nutritional information
Fuji apple is a fruit that contains a variety of nutrients with high calories. The nutritional ratio in the edible portion of an apple:
Vitamin A, E, B1,B2, B4, B5, B6, K, PP…
Fuji apples are rich in minerals: zinc, copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and sulfur.
3/ Benefits when using fuji apples
Antioxidant, heart protection: As with other apples, Fuji apples contain a lot of pectins, a soluble fiber that lowers cholesterol and prevents heart disease. Magnesium and potassium in apples regulate blood pressure and keep the heart rate steady. They are also natural antioxidants that help protect blood vessel walls.
Fuji apples are good for digestion: The apple peel is rich in fiber and beneficial for the digestive system. More than half of the apple’s vitamin C is found in the skin.
Help memory: The zinc in apples increases the memory ability of the human brain.
Increase resistance: Zinc also enhances the body’s ability to create antibodies by coordinating with some substances. Apples are natural sources of sugar that are not harmful to diabetics.
4 / Use and preserve fuji apples
Fuji apples are nutritious when consumed raw, grilled, or as part of a mixed vegetable dish. So that the apples don’t get dark, we cut the apples and rub them with lemon juice and salt.
When stored at a temperature of 0 to 4 degrees Celsius. Apples will retain freshness and brittleness for 1-3 months. After this time, the apples will be sweeter but the crunch should be lower (more porous). With a refrigerator temperature of 4 to 8 degrees Celsius:
Apples retain freshness, and brittleness for 1-4 weeks. It is necessary to avoid storing apples with other very smelly foods like onions, and garlic, apples will be susceptible to odors. Enjoy the sweet crunchy Fuji apples at Long Produce! We bring you nutritious, cool, clean fruits.