Apples is the fruit of the apple tree (Malus domestica). Different cultivars are bred for various uses, like cooking and cider production. Apples are low in essential nutrients.
Apples can be canned, frozen and dried, it can also be processed into jam, vinegar, juice or alcohol. Some varieties of apple can be stored up to a year, other varieties (like granny smith and fuji) have 3x the storage life of other kinds.