Britain’s harshest winter in living memory creates record early start for English apples
July 25, 2009
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Friday, 24 July 2009
Britain’s harshest winter in living memory followed by a very warm spring have helped create a record for the earliest ever arrival in stores in the UK of English apples. Created in what producers have called near perfect growing conditions, the crop of Discovery apples – traditionally the season’s first – are considered high quality by experts.