How it all began

John Cripps is the plant-breeder who naturally cross bred the first ever Cripps Pink apple in Australia in 1973. Mr Cripps had the ingenious idea to cross a Golden Delicious and a Lady Williams, so creating this delicious new variety. The best of these apples were then branded Pink Lady®. Over time, other varieties, all related to the original Cripps Pink, have been licensed under the Pink Lady® brand, but only the very best apples from any of these varieties are sold with the Pink Lady® heart-shaped seal of approval.

John Cripps

We don't rush the blush

Pink Lady® apples are always the first to blossom and last to be harvested, each one soaking up 200 days of sunshine. It’s this generous growing time on the tree that gives Pink Lady® its gorgeous rosy blush.

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From blossom to harvest, watch as our apples flourish in their extra hours of sunshine. All the sun adds to their wonderfully irresistible fizz.

Passport to the Perfect Apple

We’ve searched the world over for the perfect places to cultivate delicious Pink Lady® apples. Today, we have orchards in France, Spain, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile and Argentina. These regions boast the best climate and soil quality for producing world-class wines, and of course, your favourite Pink Lady® apples.

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Apples with heart

Not just any old apple can become a Pink Lady®. Only the best are selected, hand-picked and given the Pink Lady® seal of approval: our pink, heart-shaped sticker, so you know you’re getting an authentic, premium apple every time.

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What are the health
benefits of apples?

Pink Lady® apples are irresistibly sweet and juicy. But apples don’t just taste good, they do you good.

Studies show that apples are a fantastic source of pectin, a type of fibre that can help keep your cholesterol levels healthy. Pectin slows down the absorption of sugars in the blood, which helps keep your blood glucose levels steady, and keeps you feeling fuller for longer. It’s also a prebiotic that feeds the friendly bacteria in your gut to help it flourish.

Are you a health professional or journalist? You can read our full nutritional report here.

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