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British Varieties.

Every one of the 400 million apples and pears we grow every year meets or exceeds our own exacting standards for consistent shape, colour and crisp flesh and the right balance of tanginess and sweetness.

Why not try for yourself…

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Royal Gala.

Royal Gala.

British Gala apples are available from September to July. Their natural goodness and sweetness makes them a sure fire winner with children.

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Braeburn.

Braeburn.

Braeburn is one of the most popular British apples, available from October through to May.

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Cox.

Cox.

The oldest and best loved of English eating apples, famed for their great flavour and colour. Cox are picked in September and are available through to April.

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Bramley.

Bramley.

The quintessential British cooking apple, available 12 months of the year. Bramleys keep very well because they’re naturally low in sugar.

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Cameo.

Cameo.

A new apple to Britain, Cameos are said to have a hint of citrus about their flavour. Crunchy, sweet, juicy and full of big flavour, they are harvested in October and are available until the end of May.

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Conference.

Conference.

Conference pears account for 90% of all British pears, offering an exceptional source of natural sugars, fibre and vitamins A & C. Available from August right through to April each year.

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Zari.

Zari.

Exclusive to Goatham’s, Zari is unique in being a summer apple. They always have a clean, classic apple flavour, great juice, a crunchy texture with pale flesh and a light red blush to the skin.

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Concorde.

Concorde.

A blend of Conference and Comice, taking the best qualities of both, bursting with juice and are popular with kids for eating and parents for cooking. Concorde are available from September through to Christmas.

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Comice.

Comice.

Comice are the sweetest and juiciest of all the pear varieties. Packed with goodness they are picked in early September and available until just after Christmas.

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Rubens.

Rubens.

Rubens has a wonderful medium sweet taste with a fresh hint of melon and a juicy, crunchy texture. Rubens are known to be high in cholesterol busting antioxidants. These apples are picked in late September and are available through to April each year.

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Windsor.

Windsor.

Windsor is a relatively new apple with red stripes over a yellow, gold background. They are well regarded for their crisp, juicy flesh and rich, honey flavour. Harvested in mid September and worth trying when available.

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Worcester.

Worcester.

Many people say that Worcester apples taste like strawberries. Worcesters have a very short season, only available in September, and worth grabbing when spotted.

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Discovery.

Discovery.

These British apples are ready for picking as early as July. Renowned for their distinctive, sweet flavour, light red skin and for producing a delicate coloured juice. They are a real treat, only available for a short time in August.

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Reveille.

Reveille.

A light red coloured sweet, juicy and tasty apple. Harvested mid to late September and available in stores from October to January.

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Maribelle.

Maribelle.

A light red skinned firm, crisp, sweet and juicy apple which is very aromatic and is available to buy in March.

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Mariri Red.

Mariri Red.

A deep purple red apple which is a clone of Braeburn so it is crisp, firm and juicy with a sweet, traditional apple flavour. Available from October to May.

What’s your favourite?

If you’ve tasted a Goatham’s apple or pear, let us know what you think through our social media channels. After all, quality is our bond. The real proof of this lies in what you think.