There’s nothing worse than a giant green apple in your lunch box! For a start, it takes forever to eat – kid’s are very busy at lunch time. A big apple also takes up too much room in an average sized lunch box.
Geeveston Fanny (currently out of stock)
Small fruit, purple-red colour, sweet taste, aromatic which makes it a great choice for lunch boxes.
One of the oldest varieties and a parent of the Macintosh. Also called the Snow Apple due to its pure white flesh. A hardy and heavy bearing tree ideal for home orchards. A firm favourite with many.
A great favourite with children being small, juicy and delicious. Great eaten off the tree. Bred from the famous Macintosh it has bright red skin and white flesh.
Rated one of the very best, introduced in 1874 Worcester Pearmain soon became an important commercial variety in England. Leave to fully ripen on the tree for the strawberry flavour and colour to develop and eat soon after picking.
A US variety selected by Matthew Yates of Fayette County, Georgia around 1844. It keeps well and its small size and sweet flavour make it an excellent choice for school lunch boxes.