NFU launches new cider

The National Farmers Union (NFU) is launching a new cider under its Farmers Harvest brand as part of its Why Horticulture Matters campaign.

The campaign, launched earlier this year, highlights the importance of the UK’s horticultural sector to the health of the nation, as well as the economy and the environment.

The new cider is made from British apples grown to high standards and checked by independent inspections.

It will be the first cider to carry the Red Tractor logo and has been produced by Somerset-based Sheppy’s Cider.

It is produced from a blend of traditional cider apple varieties including Michelin, Harry Masters, Browns Apple and Yarlington Mill.

The launch of the product takes place at the farm on 8 September. The cider will then go on sale at more than 75 Tesco stores around the country.


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