The English Apple Man will from time to time report on news items which consumers may find interesting.
The 2018 National Fruit Show takes place at the Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone on Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th October - this year is the 85th Anniversary of the Marden Fruit Show Society and the first show held in Marden in 1933 at Walton Hall, Pattenden Lane, owned by Tom Walton who was a fruit salesman.
Marden was the birthplace of what is now known as the National Fruit Show.
Click on The Marden Fruit Show Society the history of this unique society
We are now enjoying the full spectrum of UK soft fruit, Strawberries, Raspberries, Currants and the stone fruit season is well under way with delicious English cherries in full flow with the Plum season very close!