Did you know?

There are thousands of different types of apples, but the one you’ll want to eat over and over is the Cosmic Crisp®. The health benefits of apples were first recorded as early as medieval times, giving rise to the old English saying “Ate an apfel avore gwain to bed Makes the doctor beg his bread” and its modern day variation, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”


Apples…
are a member of the rose family.
Pomology is…
the science of apple-growing.
Apples assist in…
cleaning your teeth - they contain malic acid, which helps dissolve stains.
The fear of apples…
is Malusdomestica­phobia.
Most antioxidants in…
apples are found in the skin.
Ever wondered why apples float?
It’s because 25 percent of their volume is made up of air.
Apple trees take…
4-5 years to bear their first fruit.
The largest apple…
ever picked weighed 3 pounds.
Washington produces…
about 42 percent of the apples grown in the U.S. (and 60% of those are grown for fresh consumption).
If you put all…
of the Washington State apples picked in a year side-by-side, they would circle the Earth 29 times.
Washington designated…
the apple as the official state fruit in 1989.
Washington apples…
are each picked by hand.
Apples ripen…
6-7 times faster at room temperature than if they are refrigerated.
The average person eats…
65 apples each year; Americans eat approximately 19 pounds of fresh apples annually.