Apples get some pizazz with new Honeycrisp-like 'Pazazz' variety


Some simple math to start: What's the sum of pizazz + Honeycrisp apples?

Apparently, the answer is Pazazz.

A new apple called the Pazazz is debuting in Minnesota, the Business Journal reports, and should be available at Cub stores starting next week.

The fruit is described by the Elgin-based Honeybear as "extremely crisp and juicy with the right mix of sweet and tart."

Back in June, Fred Wescott told Good Fruit Grower the Pazazz name was picked because that's the description that comes to mind when someone takes a bite – it's got some pizazz.

It's similar to the University of Minnesota-born Honeycrisp – which makes sense, since the Pazazz was bred from the well-known favorite, The Grower reported.

The advantage though, is the Pazazz can be harvested "far beyond the traditional fall apple growing season," Honeybear says, meaning it'll have a fresher taste long after other varieties have begun to dull.

The apples have already debuted in a few states, including Texas, according to the Central Market blog.

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