Plant and Food Research, a government-owned research institution, highlighted their pipfruit breeding program, where the IFTA was introduced to and taste-tested a few apple varieties, Smitten and Rockit, as well as Piqaboo, a new red pear variety with Bartlett parentage.Read More
San Francisco-based CDS Distributing Inc. will have a significant increase in volume of Smitten variety apples this season, as the company marks its 40th year in business, said Jan Garrett, vice president of marketing.
The firm started marketing Smitten apples the week of Sept. 10 and expects to ship them at least until the end of the year.Read More
The Bachelorette's Georgia Love and Lee Elliott pose for very cheesy Valentine's Day shoot complete with fruity bouquets. The couple spent equal time gazing into each-other's eyes as they did at their bouquet of hybrid Gala apples, given the name 'Smitten' by their creators.Read More
If you’re a horse-betting kind of buyer, this one has the nice lines you want to see. It’s a cross between crowd favorites Gala, Braeburn, Falstaff, and Fiesta, conceived by the same New Zealand breeder of Envy™ and JAZZ™. The blush catches the eye, but it’s the crunch consumers will likely come back for.Read More
Montague Apples Australian apple producer, Montague, has announced it will be supplying four new apple varieties to Australia supermarkets. One of the new varieties include Smitten™ brand apples.Read More
The crisp flesh is hard enough that biting in takes a little effort. Inside, Smitten is more fine-grained than otherwise and a light buttery yellow. The firm flesh breaks into great crunchy chunks, and the flavors are well balanced.Read More