cider apple harvester
The cider apple is currently one of the UK’s most profitable crops. While wheat prices wane and blackgrass starting to bully traditional crops out of previously productive land, apple growers are exploiting a growing world market for cider. The south west of England has the perfect climate for apple trees and, with 3,300ha of new orchards planted in the past decade, we now produce about 60% of Europe’s cider apples. Export markets reach as far as Japan and Australia, where punters […]