Cox's Apples arose in England in the 19th century as a chance seedling, and have inspired apple lovers ever since. It remains unsurpassed for its richness and complexity of flavour, but is not as popular as its supermarket competitors, not least because it is relatively difficult to grow. In terms of flavour it is unquestionably the benchmark against which all others are measured, as well as being (along with Golden Delicious) one of the most influential apple varieties for apple breeders.
Apples contain high amounts of fibre and vitamin C as well as useful amounts of antioxidants. If you'd like to know more about the health benefits of apples, have a look at our Real Foods All About Apples guide.