Taking a bite into a crisp apple or sweet, juicy pear is an everyday pleasure we can all enjoy. And we have dozens of delicious British apple and pear varieties for you to try.
Did you know Sainsbury's is officially the no.1 supermarket for British apples and pears, according to independent figures? Here's why:
Britain's traditional apple and pear orchards have dwindled in recent years. That's why we launched our pioneering Concept Orchards in 2006. We now have four orchards in Kent, where new growing methods and varieties are trialled, giving British apple and pear production a much-needed boost.
With the British apple season in full swing, now's the best time to tuck into your favourite varieties. Download our free guide to the best apples to enjoy throughout the season - it's full of fun tasting notes, top tips and more.
Clive Goatham enjoys every aspect of running his Kent orchards. After taking over his father’s business, Clive now runs 15 farms and supplies us with three pear and 11 apple varieties, including a new, exclusive apple variety.