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  • Some helpful hints to remember when looking for a crispy Nova Scotia apple!
  • Look for firm, well-shaped fruit.
  • Apples should be free of bruises, skin punctures or other damage.
  • According to the variety, select apples with rich, even color.
  • Buy only what you can use in a short period of time, unless you plan to freeze them.
  • Select the best-suited variety for your intended use. See the Uses page if you are unsure.
  • And don't forget to read the label or look for this symbol to make sure the apples are grown in Nova Scotia!