National Association Of Cider Makers

'Unfair taxation system': Hawkes chief cider maker Roberto Basilico (left) and founder Simon Wright

UK cider taxation system ‘harming industry growth’

By James Beeson

London-based cider maker Hawkes has attacked the current UK cider taxation system, and accused the National Association of Cider Makers (NACM) of failing to represent the interests of smaller producers.

White cider duty: traditional cider producers fear the tax hike could inadvertently penalise them

White cider tax slammed by industry experts

By James Beeson

Traditional cider makers, industry figures and pubs have hit out at plans to increase the duty paid on super-strength cider announced in the Autumn Budget this week.

Proud: NACM chair Helen Thomas said the body prides itself on supporting education

Tradition is key to keeping cider alive

By Nikkie Sutton

Cider makers must work harder to uphold the tradition and values of the drink if the segment is to have a strong future, according to National Association of Cider Makers (NACM) chair and Westons Cider managing director Helen Thomas.

More than apples and cheese: cider is as sophisticated as a fine wine

Food matching

The guide to cider and food pairing

By Jane Peyton

Cider is too often overlooked in favour of other drinks when it comes to pairing dishes with food. But these brews have just as much a right to be drink alongside good eats. Jane Peyton reports

Premium boost: Heineken's Blind Pig cider aims to grow the premium segment

Premium cider

Does cider need saving?

By Nicholas Robinson

In a market that appears to be constantly striving towards better quality, it’s a wonder why sales of premium cider have dipped. But looking for ways to boost the segment is something cider makers can do very well

The NACM predicts the UK market will grow by 17% by 2018

British cider producers predict export boom

By Ruth Williams

British cider producers have predicted a rise in exports of an extra 704m pints a year by 2018 led by the growth in popularity of cider in recent years.

Fans are being asked to sign the

Should Brothers revive its Lemon cider?

By Robyn Black

Brothers Cider is canvassing votes in what it is calling “the world’s most creative petition” to see if it should bring back its lemon flavoured cider.

The Cider Trends Summit takes place in Bristol on 14 October

Heineken UK backs PMA cider summit

By Mike Berry

Heineken UK has given its support to the Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s Cider Trends Summit and signed up to become headline partner.

Cider duty rise will have

Cider duty rise will have "serious consequences"

By Noli Dinkovski

Any government duty hike at next month’s budget will have “disproportionate and serious consequences” on the cider industry, a leading cider group chairman has claimed.

Cameron: against cider duty hike

Cameron criticises cider duty hike

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

David Cameron, the Conservative leader, has criticised the government's decision to increase duty on cider by 10%. He said they had failed to...