Golden and Golden Delicious Apple


The apple Golden Delicious had its beginnings in 1890 as a chance seedling in a farmhouse Virginia state West, belonging to Anderson H. Mullins. It was originally sold under the name "Mullins Yellow Seedling" until 1916 when the rights were sold to Paul Stark of Stark Brothers Nursery, which renamed to "Golden Delicious".

Nowadays it is very common as a variety of grocery apple and is undergoing rehabilitation among Apple enthusiasts who are rediscovering their potential.

How to consume
A fruit known throughout the world could only have endless uses. Since the natural foods until used in alcoholic drinks like cider or wine.

How to choose / maintain
Prefer hard, smooth apples and avoid touched fruits. To remain fresh and with the same nutritional value, store them unwashed in the refrigerator. Apples stored outside the refrigerator tend to get floury.

Main nutrients
Calcium, fiber, iron, water, phosphorus, vitamins A, B3 and C.