The first genetically modified apples will go on sale in the US next month, according to agricultural site Capital Press. The fruit, produced by Okanagan Specialty Fruits and sold under the brand name Arctic Apples, were approved by the USDA in 2015 with a first harvest collected last fall. The apples have been modified to brown less quickly than ordinary fruit, and will be sold pre-sliced in “grab-and-go” pouches… More at The Verge.
I remember buying apples in Orlando a few years ago. They looked stunning, big and shiny, but were so powdery there was no apple taste at all. Not sure if this is normal for American apples?