[NAFEX] Red Delicious
Lon J. Rombough
lonrom at hevanet.com
Wed Oct 17 00:27:23 EDT 2007
Better that future generations should know the taste of the original
Hawkeye Delicious. That apple is so different from the red types sold
now it's hard to convince some people the red one is even related to
the original type.
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On Oct 16, 2007, at 6:48 PM, Mark & Helen Angermayer wrote:
The other day Red Delicious apples were selling for 49 cents/lb at the
grocers. Nobody is making money at that price. I wonder if it won't be
long before they disappear from the stores altogether. It seems
Red Delicious is headed for back-yard orchard production only, but I'm
wondering will eventually disappear completely? Seems a strange sad
that future generations may never know the taste of a Red Delicious,
though it's not that great (However, the current out of favor
in part be due to oversaturation. I wonder after we've had our fill of
Fujis, Galas, Honeycrisps, if we will yearn for a plain old sugary
Just a thought.
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