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Tuesday 29 July 2014

Cider

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 »

Molson Coors chases flavoured cider trend

Molson Coors UK is set to launch a new cherry flavoured Carling cider marking the brewer’s first foray into the ever-growing flavoured cider category.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Westons plans international expansion

UK cider maker, Westons Cider, has announced plans to expand into new export markets including Asia, South America, Africa and the Caribbean.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

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