(UPDATED COVERAGE, Jan. 26) New Zealand-grown Jazz apples should be on U.S. retail shelves by early April.

New Zealand Jazz apples in U.S. by April

In addition to bulk, smaller Jazz apples will be packed in bags, according to a news release from Auckland, New Zealand-based Enza Ltd., the creator of the Jazz.

The bags will be branded Jazz Snackers and targeted for kids’ lunchboxes.

Jazz apples are a cross between galas and braeburns.

New Zealand-grown Jazz apples are marketed exclusively in the U.S. by Vancouver, B.C.-based The Oppenheimer Group.

Jazz grown in Washington are co-marketed by Oppenheimer and Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit Co.