Striped Beefing Apples This page first published: Sep 5, 2004 · Updated: Jun 17, 2018 · by CooksInfo. Copyright © 2021 · This post may contain affiliate links · This blog generates income via ads · Related to Norfolk Biffin Apples. Has crimson stripes. Cooks up better than Norfolk Beefing, but doesn’t store as well. History Notes Found in 1794 in garden of William Crowe, Norwich, Norfolk, England. Not really grown much until after 1850.