Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

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: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Recently Posted in Nutrition
  • SNP Administrative Review (updated 15-Feb-2017)
    Includes information, regulations, procedures, and updates on the School Nutrition Programs administrative review.
  • CNIPS Training Registration (added 14-Feb-2017)
    Information about CDE-sponsored courses, training locations, and registrations are available on the CNIPS Training Registration Web page. This Web page is accessed from the CNIPS Home Page by selecting the Training Registration link.
  • Food Service Management Company Rebids 2017-18 (added 14-Feb-2017)
    School Food Authorities required to rebid Food Service Management Company contracts for School Year 2017-18.
  • Two-cent Differential Reimbursement for New SFAs (added 30-Jan-2017)
    MB SNP-04-2017, USDA Policy Memo SP 30-2014: Determining Eligibility for Two-cent Differential Reimbursement and SP 23-2005: Eligibility for Severe Need Rates for the School Breakfast Program.
  • Health and Safety Permit and Fire Inspection (added 24-Jan-2017)
    Management Bulletin CACFP-07-2016: Health and Safety Permit and Fire Inspection Requirements for License-exempt Centers.

  • Eligibility Requirements for Military Families (added 19-Jan-2017)
    Management Bulletin CNP-02-2017, USDA Policy Memo SP 06-2010, CACFP 03-2010, SFSP 04-2010 Revised: Eligibility Requirements for Military Families.
  • 2017–18 SBP and SFSP Start-up and Expansion Grants (added 04-Jan-2017)
    Management Bulletin SNP-01-2017/SFSP01-2017: CEC Section 49550.3: Availability of School Breakfast Program and Summer Food Service Program Start-up and Expansion Grants for State Fiscal Year 2017-18 Request for Applications.