Jonagold Apple



Jonagold apples are available beginning in the early fall.

Selection and Storage

When selecting Jonagold apples, look for those which are firm and free of bruises or soft spots. Store the fruits in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks. The flavor is best when eaten within 2 weeks after purchase. For longer storage, wrap each fruit individually and freeze until ready to use. Thawed apples can be used in baking recipes but not for eating raw.

Nutritional Value

Jonagold apples are an excellent source of dietary fiber, vitamin C and several B vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin and niacin. They also contain trace amounts of essential minerals including copper, iron, potassium and magnesium. Apples have been known to reduce cholesterol levels, help prevent heart disease and cancer, and improve digestive health.


Jonagold apples are excellent for snacking and baking. They can be eaten fresh or used in recipes such as pies, crumbles and tarts. Apples can also be cooked down into sauces or cut up for salads. For a simple snack, try slicing the apple thinly with a mandolin slicer and sprinkling with cinnamon sugar for an easy dessert treat.


Jonagold apples are a type of hybrid apple that has sweet-tart flavor with hints of honey and spices. They contain dietary fiber, vitamin C and several B vitamins as well as essential minerals such as copper, iron, potassium and magnesium. Eating apples regularly may help support digestive health, reduce cholesterol levels and protect against certain types of cancer. They are an excellent snack or ingredient for baking, sauces and salads. Slice them thinly with a mandolin slicer and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar for a delicious dessert treat.

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