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Forgotten fruits

DID YOU know that the UK has one of the largest fruit collections in the world? The National Fruit Collection, owned by Defra, is home to 3,500 named apple, pear, plum, cherry, bush fruit, vine and cob nut cultivars. It’s part of an international programme to protect plant genetic resources for the future.      …
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More forgotten foods remembered

NICHE FINE dining business Lusso has launched a new partnership with the National Fruit Collection that will see forgotten, rare or unfashionable home-grown varieties of apple served in some of the Square Mile’s most prestigious workplaces.   “Neighbourhood Crops” is the result of a partnership brokered by fresh produce supplier Reynolds with the National Fruit…
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