The Red Delicious is officially classed as a “sweet” apple, but it also has a certain pleasing tartness. Its flesh is highly flavored, crisp, and juicy when eaten raw. The variety started as a chance seedling in Iowa in the 1880s and is especially popular in North America.
Red Delicious Features:
TASTE: sweet yet mildly tart
FLESH: crisp juicy
BEST FOR: snacking, salads & other raw dishes
Quick Tip for Red Delicious:
Red Delicious are sweet and juicy which makes them an excellent juicing apple!