Greater efficiency at Aston Manor

  Cider maker Aston Manor reported an increase in turnover to £127,332,881 in the year to December 31, 2017 — the year before the business was sold to French firm Agrial for almost £100m. In a report accompanying accounts deposited at Companies House, directors...
Crowdfunding to save Community Cider Hub

Crowdfunding to save Community Cider Hub

An innovative community cider press, run by national charity The Orchard Project, is on target to rescue 20 tonnes of waste fruit and turn it into cider and juice by the end of the year. But it is taking to crowdfunding to continue its good work. The neglected,...
Christmas markets return to Healey’s Cyder Farm

Christmas markets return to Healey’s Cyder Farm

Tasting free samples at Healey’s Cyder Farm   Christmas markets are returning to Healeys Cyder Farm, in Cornwall, from November 23 until December 16, set to build on last year’s success. The markets will showcase stalls of tasty local produce,...
Halloween Half Term at Healey’s

Halloween Half Term at Healey’s

  Halloween Half Term has started at Healey’s Cyder Farm, in Cornwall, with a number of events sutable for the whole family. There is a pumpkin trail, with five pumpkins hidden around the farm. Each contains a letter which, when put together, will spell out...
Healey’s to celebrate National Apple Day

Healey’s to celebrate National Apple Day

This Sunday, October 21, Healey’s, in Cornwall, will be supporting National Apple Day to highlight the importance of orchards, fields and nature to humanity. From learning about the care of 20 acres of orchards on a tractor ride or orchard walk, to entertainment...
Exports up as Sheppy’s prepares for Apple Day

Exports up as Sheppy’s prepares for Apple Day

Apple Day is coming on October 21, celebrating Britain’s orchards and producers, and this year Sheppy’s is celebrating a 43% increase in exports. Sheppy’s generally harvests its apples in October, but thanks to the summer heatwave, the harvest has...

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