Go for those Galmac national holiday apples!

BERN, SWITZERLAND – Galmac apples, which kick off the Swiss apple season, have been around since 1986 but the unusual Swiss summer weather of 2011 is causing them to ripen a full two weeks earlier than usual, just in time for the 1 August national holiday. The apples, native to Switzerland, are a cross between […]

New early variety Swiss eating apple hits stores


Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Stores in Switzerland are starting to sell the new Galmac early variety of apple, developed by the federal research station Changins-Waedenswil, developed in part to provide an early apple that could compete with foreign imports. Most apples sold in Swiss shops in summer are imported. The new variety is a cross […]