Cider

Tops: The biggest-selling brands in the UK on-trade

The Drinks List: Top Brands to Stock 2019

By Nicholas Robinson

With so much conflicting research in the market and varying opinions from analysts, The Morning Advertiser’s Drinks List 2019 reveals exactly what is going on with sales at the bar.

Plenty of options: cider can be served ice cold or warm, and on draught, bag-in-box and bottle

What role can cider play in winter trading?

By Nikkie Sutton

Cider is often seen as a must-have for when it’s hot but, as the temperature drops and the festive season approaches, operators need to be aware that the drink still has a big role to play in wintertime drinking

What is it? experts try to define craft

Can we define craft?

By Nicholas Robinson

The word 'craft' is bandied around so often it’s hard to know what is and what is not craft. Harder still is the fact few, the drinks industry in particular, work towards a standard when defining something as craft.

Big move: Kopparberg sets sails for the UK

Kopparberg is moving production to the UK

By Nicholas Robinson

Kopparberg will manufacture its ciders in the UK for the first time in a bid to 'soften the blow of Brexit', The Morning Advertiser (MA) understands.

Cider champion: Gordon Johncox, ceo of Aston Manor

Cider industry fights for 2p tax break

By Ed Bedington

Government policy on cider needs to be based on factual evidence and not “misinformation”, claims the incoming chair of the National Association of Cider Makers.

Thin air: you're all wondering, 'who is the God of Cider?'

In association with Mallets

World EXCLUSIVE: The first interview with the God of Cider

By Nicholas Robinson

There’s more to being an aeons-old God of Cider than posing atop huge mounds of russets with a hurricane blowing through your lustrous locks. Shepton, the new face (and biceps and loincloth) of Mallets Cider, spills the apples to The Morning Advertiser...