- Braeburn is one of the most important apple varieties. It originated in New Zealand in the 1950s and is named after the Braeburn Orchards where it was first commercially grown
- By the last decades of the 20th century had been planted in all the major warm apple-growing regions of the world.
- Braeburn accounts for 40% of the entire apple production of New Zealand.
- Braeburn are the most popular apple varieties globally