Somerset craft cider brand Harry’s Cider is celebrating growth of almost 50% year-on-year according to its end of year figures, with a bumper crop this year expected to boost the family-run business even further.
Harry’s Cider is a fast-growing brand that is proving popular both within Somerset and further afield. Its sparkling Dabinett cider is stocked at Heston Blumenthal’s Perfectionist Café and has recently won a Silver award at the Taste of the West Awards. Judges described it as having “a great, ‘thick’ cider taste which is wonderfully ‘appley” and being “full bodied with good tannins but a sweetness that balances this out.”
Alison Chapman from Harry’s Cider said, “We’re delighted with this year’s growth figures. It’s been a busy year and we’ve enjoyed the opportunity to meet lots of new customers at festivals, farmers markets and other local events. The feedback we hear is always so positive, while awards such as the Taste of the West Silver Award are the icing on the cake.
“Due to increasing demand, we are pressing more apples this year, anticipating further growth over the next 12 months, and we still have the capacity to continue growing at the same annual rate for several more years to come. We’ve recently been listed by JD Wetherspoon at their pubs across Somerset and have launched our new online shop as well, which is expected to boost sales even further, so we’ve certainly got cause to celebrate this year!”
Based on the family farm in Long Sutton, Harry’s Cider produces sparkling and traditional ciders, all of which are made with 100% cider fruit. For further information about Harry’s Cider or to order online, click here > [here]