Our cooperative’s orchardists grow over 12 fresh, premium apple varieties that make up 80% of our total production.

When you bite into an apple with the BC Tree Fruits leaf, you can rest assured that your tastebuds are experiencing the highest quality of apple, grown and produced locally.

Suggested ways to get the most out of your apples:

  • Store in refrigerator crisper at a low temperature and high humidity.

  • As apples emit ethylene, a naturally occurring gas that encourages ripening, keep them in a plastic bag to prevent them from speeding up ripening of other produce items.

  • Apples are easier to peel when they’re cold (but keep in mind, most of the fruit’s remarkable nutritional value is found in the skin).

  • A plate of apple slices on the kitchen counter will help absorb cooking odours.

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