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Apple Slices

Department of Defense fresh fruits and vegetables fact sheet for apples slices.

Product Description

Good quality apples should be crisp, juicy, flavorful, and well-colored. Skin should be shiny and not dull. Apple slices are pre-washed and ready to serve.

Peak Growing Season

September through May.

Uses

Sliced apples are pre-portioned to be consumed in a single sitting. They are ideal in sack lunches and are great for dipping in yogurt or peanut butter.

Preparation

None.

Storage

For best quality, store immediately after receipt at 32-34 degrees Fahrenheit, with a relative humidity of 90 percent. 

Best If Used By

Unopened packages can last up to ten days in refrigeration if the humidity is kept high.

Nutrition Facts

A 2 ounce package provides:

Calories 29.1
Protein 0 g
Carbohydrate 8.0 g
Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron .10 mg
Vitamin C 3.2 mg
Vitamin A 2 RE
Calcium 3 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Dietary Fiber 1.82 g

Source of Information

Produce Marketing Association [www.pma.com/] External link opens in new window or tab.
Produce Oasis [www.produceoasis.com] External link opens in new window or tab.
National Agricultural Library [http://ndb.nal.usda.gov] External link opens in new window or tab.
USDA Food and Nutrition Service [http://www.fns.usda.gov/team-nutrition] External link opens in new window or tab.

Questions: Amy Bell | abell@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-5051 
Last Reviewed: Monday, March 6, 2017
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