Apple SlicesDepartment of Defense fresh fruits and vegetables fact sheet for apples slices.
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.
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.
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.
A 2 ounce package provides:
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
|Vitamin C||3.2 mg|
|Vitamin A||2 RE|
|Dietary Fiber||1.82 g|
Source of Information
Produce Marketing Association [www.pma.com/]
Produce Oasis [www.produceoasis.com]
National Agricultural Library [http://ndb.nal.usda.gov]
USDA Food and Nutrition Service [http://www.fns.usda.gov/team-nutrition]