New cold storage unit finished for 2018 harvest
AC Goatham & Son has finished work on its new £2 million, 12 chamber cold store at Howt Green Farm, near Sittingbourne, Kent, ready to house the 2018 apple and pear harvest from the farm.
EU apple crop forecast does not tell full story
A World Apple and Pear Association announcement revealed an increase in tonnes of EU-grown apples... but English Apples & Pears has advised that this is misleading and doesn't consider the global context behind the figures.
Tastiest year this century
This year's British apple crop is set to be the 'tastiest year this century' but are there enough pickers to harvest this Autumn?