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ISO Envy Apples

Hi Terri - I don't know why the post disappeared - sorry I have been away at our annual pipfruit conference. What I had said was the Envy is a new variety with very limited quantites. Over the next few years the volume will increase. We start shipping from New Zealand in April and go through July, then your crop will come into the market in your fall from Washington State. Envy is a natural cross between Royal Gala and Braeburn, just like the Jazz variety - but they are very different 'sisters'. Envy will stay creamy white for hours after it is cut, not something we planned, but a nice attribute. Food safety and on orchard sustainability is very high in NZ, we are very proud of our industry and while we are a ways from the market, our efficencies make it so we can produce and ship using less carbon emmissions than many other countries, or in some cases even domestic prduction. Thank you all for your support of the NZ apple growers!