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By Tracy Thompson
the Times 

It's finally here!

The new apple, the Cosmic Crisp, is available at the Waitsburg Grocery


December 19, 2019

Believe the hype, folks, the Cosmic Crisp, the new apple developed at Washington State University, is now available at the Waitsburg Grocery, and definitely meets the taste and texture expectations.

Breeding for the apple began at WSU's Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee, WA in 1997. Bred as a cross between the Honeycrisp and Enterprise apple, it is intended to have the texture and juiciness of the Honeycrisp, and the late-ripening behavior and long storage of the Enterprise; it more than delivers on both counts.

Taste-testers at the Times expansive new office remarked,...

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