There are 4 main associations or societies that support or produce cider and perry orchards and production in various parts of the UK.

ccpaThree Counties main aim of the Association is to represent, support and promote the interests of cider and perry producers primarily based in the Three Counties region of the UK (Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Worcestershire).

welsh-ciderWelsh Cider mission is to encourage a greater appreciation of these natural craft drinks, spearhead a new era of orchard planting and promote Welsh perry and cider as an indigenous alternative to wine.

appleThe Big Apple Celebrations of English Apples and Cider in the Marcle Ridge Parishes of Herefordshire.

nacmNational Association of Cider Makers (NACM) promotes the cider and perry industry in the UK. It represents both larger producers and many hundreds of smaller scale cider makers in the cider trade.


  1. Also the South West of England Cider Makers Association.

  2. Excellent, thanks for the extra information Mark.

    Wasn't aware of the South West Assoc.

    Will be looking how to expand on this report, on how the various organisations can help the cider producer, small or large.

    If you have had any contact with them please let us know for other people to learn from.


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