Tag Archives: cider apples
Posted on September 15, 2010 by Jim C.
It’s never been more popular to buy sustainably produced food and drink direct from the producer People are enjoying local and ‘real’ food more now than ever and with that demand comes interest in what is contained in the food, or rather what isn’t. As well as where it is made and the methods used to [...]
Posted on November 18, 2009 by Jim C.
A top ten of apples! Orange Pippin have listed the 10 most popular apple varieties pages voted by their community. If you want to know what apples are the most popular or to discover what make each apple unique then this news article is for you. To learn more, click on the individual links for [...]
Posted on November 1, 2009 by Jim C.
In 1938, PTH Pickford, Cider Orcharding Advisor to the National Fruit and Cider Institute [Long Ashton Research Station] wrote in an article: According to many farmers, Dorset was the first county in England to make cider. It is claimed that the art of cider-making was first introduced into this county by monks from northern France who settled in [...]
Posted on February 18, 2009 by Jim C.
Thanks to a natural hybridisation between two fruits, thousand of years ago edible apples developed, and the discovery of a refreshing glass of cider began. Travelling through the Middle East, to Turkey, and then across to what would become Britain, neolithic people were familiar with planting and working with the wild apple Malus syvelstris. 1204 [...]