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Wednesday 20 August 2014

Cider

Brits becoming ‘cider snobs’, says NACM

A growing preference for “pricier, artisan” ciders is turning Britain into a nation of “cider snobs”, according the category’s trade body.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Magners hits out at Polish cider ban

C&C Group has hit out at “discriminatory” behaviour from Polish authorities, who forced it to remove advertising for cider brand Magners from team shirts during a Champions League match.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Over-65s lead at-home drinking trend

UK sales of alcoholic drinks for at-home consumption have leapt 15% in the last five years, although volumes are in decline thanks to rising prices and a health conscious younger generation.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

World Cup proves damp squib for beer sales

Early signs indicate this year’s World Cup in Brazil created less of a boost for UK beer and cider retailers than the South Africa tournament four years ago.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

California approves market tastings

Small producers have been given a boost after new legislation was passed in California legalising tastings at farmers’ markets.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Cider makes headway in US market

Cider rang up $261 million in US retail sales last year, an increase of 94% on the previous year.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Cider sector clarifies minimum price issue

The National Association of Cider Makers has warned the trade to be alert to differences in how various types of cider are affected by the UK government’s new ban on selling alcoholic drinks below cost.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Thatchers cider signs Glastonbury deal

Thatchers Cider is to be the official cider of Glastonbury Festival, its founder Micheal Eavis has announced.

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 2 Comments »

Cider capitalises on success story

Westons Cider has set out ambitious plans to double its sales following predictions that the UK cider market will continue to outperform other drinks categories for the “forseeable future”.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A risqué Voodoo Blues burlesque performance, a wine dinner with venison scotch eggs and the commemoration of a landmark blind tasting – it’s the week in pictures.

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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