In apple varieties: Sweet, or Sweets – an apple that is high in sugar content and typically low in acide and tannins.  Most apples in stores that are meant for eating are sweets. Eating a sweet apple is like eating a sugar cube. Common sweet apple varieties: Braeburn, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Honeycrisp, Johngold, Macoun and Braeburn.

In cider: A high level of sweetness in the final cider, based on the amount of sugar. Sweet ciders will be sweeter than dry ciders. Sweetness may be added or natural, and may be artificial engineered sugars added after fermentation.