Kent's apples are three weeks late because of a delayed summer.
The cold start to the year has meant many apple trees have struggled to produce good sized fruit. But, overall, the crop in the South East is up by a third compared to last year's washout.
We spoke to Adrian Barlow, Chief Executive of English Apples and Pears Ltd.
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