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Food The Cosmic Crisp apple is poised to take over grocery store shelves: It lasts for up to a year but costs double other brands

02:10  03 december  2019
02:10  03 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

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The Cosmic Crisp – a new super-sweet variety of apple that can reportedly last longer than a year in the refrigerator – is expected to hit grocery stores in the US this week. For those who can’t wait for their local grocery store to stock them, four apples were retailing for online over the weekend.

A new breed of apple that took two decades to develop and allegedly lasts for up to a year in the fridge goes on sale in the US on Sunday. The launch of the "firm, crisp , and juicy apple " cost m (£7.9m). Farmers in the state of Apples are the second biggest selling fruit in the US after bananas.

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  • A new type of apple is debuting in grocery stores this December, and it boasts a sweet, crispy, juicy flavor - and a shelf life of "easily" 10 to 12 months.
  • The Cosmic Crisp is poised to take over the global apple economy, with Washington growers betting $40 million on the breed, and a $10 million marketing campaign.
  • Washington State University developed the Cosmic Crisp breed starting in 1997, to help the US state with the most apple growers overcome rival breeds like the Pink Lady and the Royal Gala.
  • The apple was named the Cosmic Crisp because of its dark red skin with white specks that are reminiscent of a starry night. More than 12 million Cosmic Crisp trees are planted across Washington.
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The Cosmic Crisp apple is ready to shoot for the stars.

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  After 20 years in development, a new red apple might be your favorite fruit Will the Cosmic Crisp unseat Gala as America's most popular apple?Coming to stores in December, the new Cosmic Crisp apple is generating a lot of buzz. That's because it's been in development for 20 years. Grown by the Washington State University's tree fruit breeding program, Cosmic Crisp are a cross between the Enterprise and Honeycrisp varieties but they look more like a Red Delicious.

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The ' Cosmic Crisp ' — which has taken over 20 years to hit the shelves following its initial breeding What is the cosmic crisp ? Cosmic Crisp apples are large, juicy and acidic with a firm and The commercial launch of the apple has cost Washington State million, including more than 12

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Washington apple growers hope the Cosmic Crisp, a new breed of apple that can supposedly stay fresh for 10 to 12 months in the refrigerator, takes over the global market. Farmers have planted more than 12 million Cosmic Crisp trees in the state so far, betting more than $40 million on the apple's success.

The breed has a dark red skin speckled with white flecks, which led to it's starry-themed name. It's supposed to be crispy, juicy, and sweet. The department of horticulture at Washington State University started developing the Cosmic Crisp in 1997, when the state's apple growers - who primarily grew Red Delicious and Golden Delicious apples - began to face tough competition from sweet breeds like the Pink Lady and the Royal Gala.

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The Cosmic Crisp , a new supersweet variety of apple that can reportedly last more than a year in the refrigerator, is expected to hit grocery stores in the United For those who can’t wait for their local grocery store to stock Cosmic Crisps , four apples were retailing for online over the weekend.

The Cosmic Crisp – a new super-sweet variety of apple that can reportedly last longer than a year in the refrigerator – is expected to hit grocery stores in the US this week. For those who can’t wait for their local grocery store to stock them, four apples were retailing for online over the weekend.

a woman standing in a kitchen preparing food © AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Starting December 1, the Cosmic Crisp apples made their way onto grocery store shelves. They're expected to make their global debut in the beginning of 2020 - for now, the brand's social media pages are monitoring where the fruits can be purchased for $5 a pound - as a "premium" apple variety, that's more than twice as expensive as standard varieties, like Honeycrisp and Gala apples.

So far, they've been spotted at stores in Washington. Excitement has been building in Washington for years now, and farmers had to enter a random lottery to get their hands on the first Cosmic Crisp seedlings in 2017. Booming sales led to more than 12,000 acres of Cosmic Crisp trees today. It's said to be the biggest and fastest growing endeavor in apple history.

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