- The oldest and best loved of English eating apples was discovered in 1825 by a brewer called Richard Cox in Colnbrook Lawn, Slough Buckinghamshire.
- The first commercial orchards were planted in Hertfordshire around 1862 and were being planted in Kent by the 1890’s.
- The Cox’s apples sold now are all descendents of this variety, selected for their great flavour and colour.
- In the 2009/2010 season British consumers ate 152 million Cox apples
- Cox apples are related to many different other varieties these include; Chivers Delight, Red Pippin, Jupiter, Kidd’s Orange Red, Laxton’s Superb, Rubinette, Sunset and many others