Kanzi is a recent addition to the varieties sold in British supermarkets and is becoming quite popular. It is a bi-coloured apple with a crisp open texture, quite juicy and attractive. The flavour is mild and delicate with a slight sharpness that many will find attractive.
Origin: Kanzi is a licensed variety, original name Nicoter. It is the result of a Gala x Braeburn cross by Johan Nicolai, Sint Truiden, Belgium, released in 2006.
Grown in: Kanzi is mainly grown in Belgium and Holland, but also in England, Germany, France and Italy.
Harvest & Availability: In Europe, harvest is in mid-September and sales will continue until July.