New apple!

January isn’t exactly the month you’d expect to see a brand-new apple variety coming to Minnesota grocery stores.

But that’s exactly what’s happening, just in time to help with your eat-right New Year’s resolutions: Pazazz, a descendent of the popular Honeycrisp apple, is making its debut in a handful of U.S. markets, including the Twin Cities.

This late-harvest apple (grown in Elgin southeast of the Twin Cities) is extremely crisp and tart and sweet at the same time; and it’s blessed with a pleasantly thin skin. Learn more at