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Hueber Gottlieb Alois

BIO Organic Producer – Josefsheim

„Organic is the mirror of a kind soul.“

My story

Josefsheim is a family estate in the village of Parcines which Gottlieb Huber inherited from his father. The spa town of Merano with its Mediterranean feel is close by, and the mighty peaks of the Texel Group nature park stretch up above. This is the stage set where Gottlieb farms his apples. He has mainly red varieties. In his view, "they are especially well-suited to organic cultivation and unrivaled when it comes to taste and texture". Gottlieb especially loves the days when he is under no time pressure, especially in winter when the trees need pruning. He converted to organic farming in 2006. "It was a new, demanding challenge, but at the same time it made sense for the environment and for healthy living," says Gottlieb. "I felt comfortable with organic production. And now, after all the experience of the past decades, I am convinced that there are practically no viable alternatives to organic farming."
 

Where I live

My harvest
 
Pinova
The Val Venosta resistant
The Pinova with its red vermilion-red skin is a typical apple of Val Venosta. Not only is it colourful, it also has a very balanced flavour. Thanks to its long durability, it offers you unlimited fruit enjoyment until the summer season.
Availability
January - June
 
Appearance: 
Bicolour, yellow to greenish, at least 30% of the fruit is covered with a bright vermilion colour
Features: 
refreshing with very crisp, juicy and firm pulp
Taste: 
Balanced proportion of sugar and acid
Nicoter / Kanzi®
Balanced freshness
With its proper balance of sweetness and acidity, Nicoter / Kanzi® offers a harmonious taste experience, almost like yoga for the palate.
Availability
October - June
 
Appearance: 
red base colour with yellow secondary colour, rounded shape
Features: 
compact, firm pulp, very crispy and juicy
Taste: 
balanced ratio of sugar and acid
Golden Delicious
Juicy, sweet, aromatic, with fine fruit acid.
Braeburn
Fruity and refreshing taste, aromatic, perfect sugar-acid ratio, compact.
Red Delicious
Juicy and sweet, distinctive aroma.
Gala
Juicy, sweet aroma and low level of acid.
 
 

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