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Cider

Festival of promotion

PROMOTIONS are key to cider success according to figures from symbol group Nisa, which ushered in spring with a cider festival.

Apples make a comeback

Premium bottles and cans on trend

Quirky kiwi goes free

HEINEKEN has launched an alcohol-free version of its Old Mout cider. The new Berries & Cherries flavour is available now at £1.30 RRP.

Irish cider goes global

BRITISH festivals will have a distinct flavour of Magners Irish Cider this summer after the brand signed a partnership agreement with media and entertainment …

Fruity new cider packs

MAGNERS has extended its range with the launch of a new Dark Fruit flavour

Stock up on multi-packs

Multipacks of cider and energy drinks are expected to show growth at Christmas

Cider predicted to sparkle again

UK shoppers spend £1.06bn a year on off sales cider and perry and 12% of that is spent in Scotland, according to the latest market report from Westons Cider. …

The craft of storytelling

CRAFT and premium will be the key trends in beer and cider this year, according to big brand owners, and they have introduced a series of new products to make …

Quality better than quantity

CONSUMERS are drinking less cider but spending more, with volumes down but the demand for quality up, says Aston Manor Cider. And it says this makes it …

The new champion

PREMIUM bottled ale McEwan’s Champion has launched a special edition with an added ingredient. McEwan’s Champion Whisky Edition, in 500ml bottles, is a …

Cider goes spicey

SWEDISH cider brand Rekorderlig is to launch a Spiced Plum flavour. The limited edition will replace the brand’s Winter Cider, which was launched in 2009. …

Long drinks in Olympics sales surge

HOT weather and the Olympics in Rio combined to boost demand for alcohol, according to researcher Nielsen. Beer and cider were the big winners, with the …

Cider shows c-store plus

IS there a strong convenience channel effect on cider sales? Does the apple-based drink, including all its modern flavoured varieties, perform significantly …

Apple bites back

APPLE ciders carrying heritage brands are making a comeback, according to Debs Carter, marketing director, alcohol at SHS Drinks. Quoting Nielsen Scantrack …

Packs going premium

INDEPENDENT cider maker, Aston Manor, has repacked its Kingstone Press and Knights brands. The Kingstone Press makeover is designed to give the brand a more …

Stars launch the new look

LUCKY stars under the caps on new-look bottles will win Stella Artois Cidre consumers prizes ranging from limited-edition chalices to an adventure on a Fijian …