It’s official! Pink Lady® apples are an award-winning healthy snack.

A household favourite for more than 25 years, Pink Lady® apples recently topped the 2022 Good Housekeeping Healthy Snack Awards, taking out the Product Powerhouse – Best Apple category.

A destination publication for healthy recipes, trusted product reviews, and food and décor inspiration, Good Housekeeping magazine is a globally renowned as a tastemaker for modern households.

Conducted annually, the Good Housekeeping Healthy Snack Awards are assessed by a panel of registered dieticians and culinary professionals, aiming to present shoppers with a tried and tested list of the most delicious and nutritious snacking options.

Pouring over hundreds of nutrition facts, ingredients and flavour profiles, the panel of judges – and more than 2000 volunteer taste testers – found the flavour of Pink Lady® apples superior to that of other apples, describing the beloved apple favourite as “crisp, refreshing and incredibly tasty.”

Good Housekeeping’s Nutrition Lab experts were also complimentary of Pink Lady® apples’ ability to hold up well in baking, noting that it was also a perfect snack on its own.


The perfect go-to snack 

Focused on innovative, tasty snacks, Good Housekeeping’s judging panel assessed 5,300 samples against the following criteria:

  • Made with real and recognisable ingredients
  • Prioritise fibre-filled and protein-rich sources
  • Free from trans-fats and partially hydrogenated oils
  • 300 calories or less per serving
  • 10 g of added sugar or less per serving
  • 300 mg sodium or less per serving

Packed with fibre, vitamin C and potassium, and containing 0 grams of sugar, salt or cholesterol, the Award officially recognises what we’ve known for decades – Pink Lady® apples are the go-to solution for simple, nutritious snacking.

Other winners in the Powerhouse Produce category included Zespri Sungold Kiwifruit, Mariani Probiotic Prunes and Northwest Cherry Growers Fresh Sweet Cherries.


Learn more about this exciting award and the other winners here.