Ahead of the show opening, Colin Bird judges one of the 109 entries in the 89th National Fruit Show. The Show opens Wednesday 2 November at the Kent County Showground, Maidstone. The competition is for commercial growers who produce for UK supermarkets, greengrocers and farmshops.
One apple from each tray is also entered into Britain’s Tastiest Apple competition. There are 13,080 apples displayed on the centrepiece of the show which runs until Thursday.