The Golden Delicious apple is a commercial type of apple, which is quite popular around the globe due to its taste, tissues, and appearance. This apple is harvested in early fall and winter and is easily available throughout the year due to the ease of its storage.
The Golden Delicious apple is large with a round (spherical) and slightly stretched appearance. Its thin skin is golden yellow over white insides and maintains its appearance for a longer duration compared to other types of apple after being cut. The tissue of this type of apple is hard with crisp and juicy insides having a sweet and savory taste.
In addition to offering the joy of eating a delicious apple, the Golden Delicious apple is also an excellent choice for various cooking recipes. This is because it has a sweet and moderate aroma and taste, and maintains its shape after being cooked. This multi-purpose apple can be consumed as a snack, or used in making salads, various recipes, apple pie, drinks or sauce, and for freezing.
Golden Delicious apples can be stored for 8 months or more at commercial cold storage facilities. In general, these apples are considered among the best types of apple for long-term storage.