Leslie Apted & Sons Pty Ltd is a family owned company. It operates an apple, pear, lemon and quince orchard and an Angus cattle grazing enterprise from Arthurs Creek and Kinglake West north east of Melbourne. We’ve been doing this for over 100 years and across 5 generations.

Apteds-Orchards-logo    Fresh fruit direct to you

  Farm gate sales – 2kg bags

Our farm gates sales at 864 Cottlesbridge-Strathewen Road Arthurs Creek and 1105 Whittlesea-Kinglake Road Kinglake West remain open.

Home delivery – 2kg bags and 10kg boxes

As part of our response to COVID-19 we are expanding our home deliveries. Deliveries are currently restricted to the council areas of Nillumbik, Banyule and Whittlesea as well as the Kinglake ranges. Click here to view the postcodes we deliver to.

The fruit will be pre-packed by variety in 2kg bags or 10kg boxes (sorry, no mixed packs).

The minimum order is $23 – that is, 3 bags of fruit plus a $5 (GST incl) delivery fee. We are not charging a delivery fee for orders of $60 or more.

Orders MUST be received by 12 midday Friday for delivery the following week.

Click here to place your order now.


Glen-Ard-logo      Premium fruit wholesalers

Contact Ben Apted on 0400 088 769. We offer a range of packaging and different volume options across all our apple and pear varieties.

Marketing at the Epping Wholesale Market is done through our associated business – the Melbourne Pear Company Pty Ltd. Contact Robert Apted on 0419 005 588

HACCP Quality Assured
812e52b221fd0abe126148ab732b6c2cOur management system for the growing, harvesting and packing of apples, pears, lemons and quinces has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of HACCP as defined by CAC/RCP 1-1969 (Rev.4-2003).


© Leslie Apted & Sons Pty Ltd  ABN 39004409116 T/A Apteds Orchards
Registered trade marks: Glen Ard Orchards™ Apteds Honey Pear™