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The quest for the perfect apple

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Humans have been on the quest for the perfect apple for hundreds of years. Farmers are now racing to grow and sell the perfect apple, one with the best texture, the best crunch, the best flavor — even an apple that won’t brown. Vox explores the fancy new apples hoping to satisfy your taste buds.

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The Cosmic Crisp is on the way! Read this article from NPR and listen to the story: Washington Apple Growers Sink Their Teeth Into The New Cosmic Crisp.

The Honeycrisp apple may have some issues. Read the latest here!
Interested in just what apples are out there? Visit this site and find out some of the favorites!

This TED Ed lesson also discussed the topic: Why are there so many types of apples?

People are out there looking for more varieties of apples. Why are they doing this? Click here to find out!

How does it grow: Apples is a must watch!

Honeycrisp was just the beginning, inside the quest to create the perfect apple will give you more insight into what is happening in the apple market!







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