Taste: These extra-large beauties are one of the sweetest apples, with more sugar per serving than either Gala or Golden Delicious.
- A medium Fuji has about 121 calories
- Contains more potassium, phosphorous, and calcium than other apples
When to Find Fuji Apples: Fujis are harvested in mid-October.
Best Uses for Fuji Apples: Fuji’s strong flavor and super sweetness makes them an excellent choice for healthy sweet treats like apple chips. Dehydrated apples tend to lose flavor and can taste like cardboard if the wrong variety is selected, so choosing a flavorful apple like Fuji is important. Fuji’s also contribute a great flavor and firm texture to pies or compotes, in addition to being terrific eaten fresh.
How to Store Fuji Apples: If storing in the refrigerator, keep them in a crisper drawer with a slightly damp paper towel over them to keep them fresh.