What's your
apple personality?

Discover your ideal
variety & food pairings!



empireCrisp on the outside, tender on the inside.

Empires premiered in 1966 in the Empire State of New York. They are a cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh developed by the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station. This crisp, juicy apple has a delightful sweet-tart flavor and creamy white flesh, making it a good all-purpose apple. Stake out your Empire between September and July.

This variety’s personality is …



You’re an independent at heart but also mix well with others. You’re in tune with pop culture, politics and trends, but know websites about food are so passé. You’re only filling this out to be ironic. #SorryNotSorry

This apple’s ideal pairing is…