Interesting Facts About Apples For Fall


Last updated 10/7/2019 at 3:06pm

Apples are one of the most widely-grown tree fruits and become available for picking in early fall. They can be put to use in all different types of food applications - from desserts to sauces to beverages.

Autumn is a time of year when homes get dressed up with scarecrows and jack-o-lanterns as kids plan their perfect Halloween costumes and seemingly every recipe has a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg added in for good measure. Apples also experience a surge in visibility come the fall.

As a stand-alone snack, apples are a healthy source of antioxidants and fiber. Apples have many other qualities and an interesting history. Consider these facts about apples.

•The term "apple" comes from the Olde English word, "aeppel."

•Apples are believed to have originated somewhere between the Caspian...

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