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This Apple Finally Dethroned Red Delicious - Page 2

Gala to be most popular apple in US in 2018
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 27, 2018 10:53 AM CDT

  1. Gala
  2. Red Delicious
  3. Granny Smith
  4. Fuji
  5. Honeycrisp
  6. Golden Delicious
If the current trend continues, Honeycrisp could be in the No. 3 spot by 2020. As for that No. 1 spot, "The rise in production of newer varieties of apples aimed at the fresh consumption domestic market has caused demand for Red Delicious to decline," an industry exec says in a press release. "However, Red Delicious is important in the export market, where it makes up roughly half of our apple exports." (Read more lists stories.)

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