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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — For the first time in nearly 50 years Red Delicious Apples have fallen to 2nd place in top-produced apples in the United States.

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This year the U.S. Apple Association says Gala Apples are on track to become the top produced apples in the country.

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Production of Gala Apples is expected to be around 52.5 million pounds by end end of this year.

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Granny Smith and Honey Crisp Apples are the third and fourth top produced of the crop.