Food & Drink

Twenty one Years of UK Apple Day, yet a third of our apple orchards have been lost in the last decade

Apples rank as the UK’s second favourite fruit, just behind the banana, and each year we consume roughly 680 thousand tonnes of them. But surprisingly, only one in three (34 per cent) of the apples we eat comes from the UK.

Memory enhancing foods

Throughout the ages from the ancient Greeks to early Christian monks, scholars have used a number of mental techniques to train their minds to keep track of the rapidly increasing field of knowledge.