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New York State Fruit

Red rome apple - click to see all state food symbols
Red rome apple photo courtesy of New York Apple Association; photo
© New York Apple Association. All Food Symbols - Food Holidays.

Apple

New York apple orchard video

New York designated the apple as official state fruit in 1976. New York is the second largest apple producing state in the United States, averaging 25 million bushels of production annually.

Many varieties of apples are grown in New York state including McIntosh, Empire, Red Delicious, Cortland, Golden Delicious, Rome, Idared, Crispin, Paula Red, Gala, Jonagold, Jonamac, Fuji, Macoun, Braeburn, and others.

Crispin apple - click to see all state food symbols
Crispin apple photo courtesy of New York Apple Association
© New York Apple Association. See All Food Symbols.

There are approximately 694 commercial apple growers in New York State. Apples are shipped raw, squeezed into juice and cider, frozen, canned in sauce or as slices and pie filling, and processed into vinegar, jelly, apple butter, mincemeat, and dried products. See more American food and agricultural symbols.

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Apple Varieties: New York Apple Country
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