Newly elected chair of the National Association of Cider Makers (NACM), David Sheppy, called for a freeze in excise duty until at least 2025 in his inaugural speech at the All-Party-Parliamentary Cider reception in Westminster this week.
Demand for apple trees soared as The Thatchers Community Orchard Project doubled donations in its third year
Cider makers welcomed more than 200 guests to their Orchard and Machinery Day, held in Newent, Gloucestershire. The event provides a unique opportunity each year for the cider industry to thank those who work so hard growing apples for them and to celebrate the importance of British grown cider apples.
The success of British cider in the global market was celebrated this week by over 30 MPs in Westminster on the 10th anniversary of World Cider Day.
Thatchers Cider unveils a new TV commercial this week (Thursday 25th May 2023), which sees the Somerset cider maker collaborate with Bristol based, multi-Academy Award®-winning studio Aardman.
The Chancellor announced plans to change excise duty rates from August this year in his Budget Statement
A week of cider celebration is going to be held in the first ever British Cider Week, running from 14th to 23rd April 2023
The Worshipful Company of Coopers is one of the 110 livery companies in the City of London. Coopers were responsible for cask-making.
Cider Makers from across the country gathered in the Palace of Westminster this week to celebrate the importance of cider making and apple growing to the UK.
Now in its third year, these unique awards are free to enter and offer aspiring cider makers advice, guidance and guaranteed listings with the on and off trade
In the third year of the project, the Somerset cider maker is looking to give away 500 apple trees to community groups up and down the country
In 2002 Barny Butterfield began making cider in a shed, now his business produces over 7 million pints of cider per year