Pink Lady to face pressure Prices for Pink Lady could come under pressure next year as crops continue to expand. Leading licensed suppliers from Australia, South Africa, Chile, France and the United States met in the UK last week to discuss ways to maintain premiums. The next competitive variety, Pink Kiss, is already being planted. Meanwhile, as the search for something different continues across the globe, the English Apple and Pear Research Council has announced that MAFF minister Nick Brown will launch and name a new dessert apple at the National Fruit Show ­ formerly the Marden Show ­ on October 20. The apple, which is currently identified by the code A931/15, is a result of the breeding programme at HRI. {{FRESH PRODUCE }}