Matthew Clark launches Cider House Collection

Wholesaler Matthew Clark is seeing a reported 2.4% growth in cider volume as the signal to launch a new Cider House Collection of brands. Introducing the collection to the trade, the company says: “Consumers are being driven to this category through draught fruit and premium ciders as they explore new flavours and styles.” It has […]

Significant growth in sales of cider in cans

Canned drinks are seeing significant growth in the UK market, according to the latest Nielsen research revealed today by the Can Makers, with carbonated soft drinks (CSDs), craft beer and flavoured cider proving the main drivers. The overall cider market growth areas are all in cans, too. Glass and PET pack formats experienced declines in unit […]

The cider market: a view from the trade

Cider has been around for hundreds of years — it’s a great traditional British drink. But it’s never been as big as it is now, with new producers popping up all the time, while other businesses with generations of experience adapt to the new markets. We asked Peter Kennelly, business development manager, at EeBriaTrade, which supplies […]

Harry’s wins British Cider Championships

Left to right, Alison, Harry and Toby, from Harry’s Cider, with their supreme champion trophy and Arthur Davies cup at the British Cider Championships   A young Somerset business that makes craft cider from apples grown on its family farm has been crowned supreme champion at this year’s British Cider Championships. This latest award comes […]

Cranes ciders going nationwide through ASDA

Cranes Drinks is launching into ASDA this summer with a range of fruit ciders. The ciders are brewed with the finest Wisconsin cranberries, alongside apples, to deliver crisp refreshment. Founded and developed by twins Ben and Dan Ritsema, Cranes Ciders are naturally light, with 30% fewer calories compared to brand leaders. Daniel said: “Consumer tastes are becoming more sophisticated, […]

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