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Nova Scotia sends Orangutan apple to market


April 10, 2013
By CBC News

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April 10, 2013 – Nova Scotia’s newest apple has just been recognized as a new variety, but there’s uncertainty over the future of federal money to help market them. The new variety was developed at the federal horticulture centre in Kentville, NS.

“It’s called an Orangutan because it’s kind of orange and kind of tangy and the tree growth has long branches that kind of look like an orangutan,” said research biologist Karen Burgher. READ MORE

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