Fuji (apple)

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The Fuji apple is an apple hybrid developed by growers at Tohoku Research Station in Fujisaki, Aomori, Japan, in the late 1930s, and brought to market in 1962.wikipedia
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Fujisaki, Aomori

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The Fuji apple is an apple hybrid developed by growers at Tohoku Research Station in Fujisaki, Aomori, Japan, in the late 1930s, and brought to market in 1962.
The Fuji apple was developed here

Red Delicious

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It originated as a cross between two American apple varieties — the Red Delicious and old Virginia Ralls Genet (sometimes cited as "Rawls Jennet") apples. Since their introduction into the U.S. market in the 1980s, Fuji apples have gained popularity with American consumers — as of 2016, Fuji apples ranked number 3 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, only trailing Red Delicious and Gala.
Although Red Delicious still remained the single largest variety produced in the state in 2005, others were growing in popularity, notably the 'Fuji' and 'Gala' varieties.

Grāpple

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* Grapple (fruit) — a Concord grape-flavor-infused Fuji apple
Grāpple is the registered brand name for a commercially marketed brand of Fuji or Gala apple that has been soaked in a solution of food-grade concentrated grape flavor (methyl anthranilate) and water in order to make the flesh taste like a Concord grape.

Apple

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Some varieties of apples (e.g. 'Granny Smith' and 'Fuji') have more than three times the storage life of others.

Hybrid (biology)

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The Fuji apple is an apple hybrid developed by growers at Tohoku Research Station in Fujisaki, Aomori, Japan, in the late 1930s, and brought to market in 1962.

Japan

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The Fuji apple is an apple hybrid developed by growers at Tohoku Research Station in Fujisaki, Aomori, Japan, in the late 1930s, and brought to market in 1962.

Virginia

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It originated as a cross between two American apple varieties — the Red Delicious and old Virginia Ralls Genet (sometimes cited as "Rawls Jennet") apples.

US Apple Association

According to the US Apple Association website it is one of the fifteen most popular apple cultivars in the United States.

Monosaccharide

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They contain between 9–11% sugars by weight and have a dense flesh that is sweeter and crisper than many other apple cultivars, making them popular with consumers around the world.

Shelf life

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Fuji apples also have a very long shelf life compared to other apples, even without refrigeration.

Refrigeration

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Fuji apples also have a very long shelf life compared to other apples, even without refrigeration.

Pyrus pyrifolia

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Japanese consumers prefer the crispy texture and sweetness of Fuji apples (which is somewhat reminiscent of the coveted Nashi pear) almost to the exclusion of other varieties and Japan's apple imports remain low.

Import

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Japanese consumers prefer the crispy texture and sweetness of Fuji apples (which is somewhat reminiscent of the coveted Nashi pear) almost to the exclusion of other varieties and Japan's apple imports remain low.

Aomori Prefecture

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Aomori Prefecture, home to the Fuji apple, is the best known apple growing region of Japan.

Ton

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Of the roughly 900,000 tons of Japanese apples produced annually, 500,000 tons come from Aomori.

China

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In 2016 and 2017, Fuji apples accounted for nearly 70% of China's 43 million tons grown.

United States

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Since their introduction into the U.S. market in the 1980s, Fuji apples have gained popularity with American consumers — as of 2016, Fuji apples ranked number 3 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, only trailing Red Delicious and Gala.

Market (economics)

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Since their introduction into the U.S. market in the 1980s, Fuji apples have gained popularity with American consumers — as of 2016, Fuji apples ranked number 3 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, only trailing Red Delicious and Gala.

Consumer

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Since their introduction into the U.S. market in the 1980s, Fuji apples have gained popularity with American consumers — as of 2016, Fuji apples ranked number 3 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, only trailing Red Delicious and Gala.

Gala (apple)

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Since their introduction into the U.S. market in the 1980s, Fuji apples have gained popularity with American consumers — as of 2016, Fuji apples ranked number 3 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, only trailing Red Delicious and Gala.

Washington (state)

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Fuji apples are grown in traditional apple-growing states such as Washington, Michigan, New York, and California.

Michigan

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Fuji apples are grown in traditional apple-growing states such as Washington, Michigan, New York, and California.

New York (state)

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Fuji apples are grown in traditional apple-growing states such as Washington, Michigan, New York, and California.

California

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Fuji apples are grown in traditional apple-growing states such as Washington, Michigan, New York, and California.

Cultivar

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Many sports (mutant cultivars) of the Fuji apple have been recognized and propagated.