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Where are apples produced?
Last Updated: 23rd January, 2020
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Considering this, where are apples grown?
The top apple producing states are Washington, New York, Michigan,Pennsylvania, California and Virginia. In 2006, 58% of apples produced in the United States were produced in Washington, 11% in New York, 8% in Michigan, 5% in Pennsylvania, 4% in California and 2% in Virginia.
Additionally, where are apples grown in Europe? Apples are the most widely exported fruit of the European Union, and their main recipients are Belarus (16.4%) and Egypt (13.3%).
Apple production in Europe
- Poland 25%
- Italy 19.2%
- France 15.5%
Additionally, how is an Apple produced?
Although apples are fruits and they contain seeds, new apple trees are not normally produced by growing on from seeds. In fact apple varieties are usually propagated by transferring buds or shoots from established varieties onto other trees which are not allowed to produce their own fruit.
Why are there no McIntosh apples?
The McIntosh was never grown commercially in the UK but used to be widely sold here, says Adrian Barlow, chief executive of English Apples and Pears Ltd. "Part of the reason it's less popular today is that it's not crisp enough," he says. In an age of good dentistry, apple buyers want a crunch.