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Tschöll Georg

BIO Organic Producer – Pöltenhof

“This is not only a job but a life motto.“

My story

Pölten farm is miles from any other orchards, and surrounded by forest and meadows, in San Leonardo in the Passiria valley. Georg Tschöll runs it along with his son. When Georg took it over, he switched from livestock to fruit growing. At the beginning, the motivation was that apple production is more flexible and allows farmers to take a second job. Georg is supported in everything by his family. He only needs to bring in outside help during harvest time. Georg's favourite activity is driving through the orchards on his tractor to check on the fruit and observe the beneficial fauna. He grows Gala, Golden Delicious, Braeburn, Topaz, Pinova and Fuji on his orchards. Since 2000, he has been growing organic-certified fruit. He says that the apples are just tastier and crisper. That's why Georg is perfectly happy to take on the extra work which organic farming brings.
 

Where I live

My harvest
 
Braeburn
The juicy all-terrain
For a small snack between meals or used in many ways in the kitchen and bakery: The Braeburn is a true all-terrain. Be patient with it, as it develops its full aroma only after several storage months.
Availability
October - May
 
Appearance: 
Roll shaped with a smooth and shiny surface, golden yellow base, scarlet to dark red with stripes
Features: 
very juicy with firm bite and firm pulp
Taste: 
pleasant proportion of sugar and acid, very refreshing
Gala
Juicy, sweet aroma and low level of acid.
Pinova
Juicy and crunchy, delicately sweet-acidulous.
Jonagold
Juicy, aromatic, sweet and finely acidic taste due to a balanced sugar-acid ratio.
Fuji
Very sweet, aromatic and juicy.
Topaz
Very juicy, extremely aromatic taste with pronounced acidity.
 
 

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