The apple tree is the most known fruit tree in the world. It is not afraid of the cold winter at all, on the contrary it seeks it to thrive and bear fruit. However, in the summers it is in needs of cool climate. We are very lucky, because the soil and the microclimate of our area are ideal for its cultivation.
TeGaia apple varieties
– Starking Delicious
– Gala Bakay
– Scarlet Spur
– Fuji Aztec
– During winter months we apply the pruning of the trees, which contributes to the good formation, the ventilation and the lighting of the new fruits.
– The thinning of the fruits in the apple tree takes place in the spring and aims to increase the size of the fruits, to eliminate their non-uniformity and to improve their quality.
– TeGaia apples are harvested at the appropriate stage of ripeness.
We follow modern production methods, faithfully applying the instructions of our experienced agronomists, protecting the environment and the consumer.
TeGaia apple has very good shelf life without altering its quality and organoleptic characteristics. Our facilities house controlled atmosphere refrigeration chambers, where TeGaia apples are stored for up to 8 months after harvest.
TeGaia apples are a rich source of nutrients as well as non-nutrients as they contain high levels of polyphenols. These herbal compounds are responsible for many of the health benefits of the apple.
They also contain minerals such as copper, iron, manganese, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. They’re source of vitamins A, E, B1, B2, K and other micronutrients such as choline.