An important American variety the Golden Delicious has been parent apple to many well know varieties such as Gala, Ambrosia, Mutsu, Pink Lady and Jonagold to name a few. While the exact parentage of the Golden Delicious apple is unknown it is believed by many to be a relative of the Grimes Golden and the Golden Reinette.
Golden Delicious apples are pale green to golden yellow in color and speckled with small lenticels (spots). The flavor of these firm, crisp, white-fleshed apples vary: grown in a cool climate, the amount of acid in this apple increases, creating a sweeter flavor. In warmer growing areas, acid content is lower, creating a milder flavor.
Yellow, sometimes with a bright pink blush if cool nights precede harvest
Fine, smooth, and crisp
White or buff-colored
Golden Delicious apples are consistently sweet with a silky texture and crisp, thin skin
Conical and uniform
Medium to large
Golden Delicious apples are excellent for pies, sauce, and baking; great for fresh eating
Serving Size: 1 medium apple (154g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 00%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Total Carbohydrate 22g7%
Dietary Fiber 5g
Vitamin A 2%Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 2%Iron 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Source: PMA's Labeling Facts
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