We are a group of growers leading the way in best practice and responsible husbandry. Our sole focus is commercial cider and perry fruit growing and our work is led by a panel of experts in that field.  

Our aims are;

to raise the bar of best practice in cider and perry fruit growing & bring all members up to that standard, and

to ensure the sustainability of cider & perry fruit orchards by looking to the future, and to other crops, regions and sectors  


We achieve these aims in the following ways:

  • Information and research
  • Skills training and talks
  • Demonstrations and farm walks
  • Videos and other online knowledge-sharing
  • Demonstration field trials
  • Publicity and promotion
  • Buying group and machinery share
  • Specialist directory for cider & perry fruit services
  • Guidance from a talented Steering Committee
  • Representation on the National Association of Cider Makers (NACM) Pomology Committee