Gala apples are small and are usually red with a portion being greenish or yellow-green, vertically striped.
Gala apples are fairly resistant to bruising and are sweet, grainy, with a mild flavor and a thinner skin than most apples.
Quality indices include firmness, crispness, and sweetness. Gala apples are sweet and aromatic, with a size that fits nicely into a child's hands. It can be added in salads, or cooked, and is especially suitable for creating sauces.