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Announced on Sunday 30th September, on BBC Radio 4's Food Programme, Once Upon A Tree are delighted to be in the final three of the "Best Drinks Producer" category of this year's BBC Food & Farming Awards.

Cook and food writer Valentine Warner presenting the programme said of the finalists:

These are a special bunch! To reach this stage is a major achievement. Over the past four months the judges have been sifting through thousands of nominations to arrive at this shortlist."

Nominations were invited from the general public who were able to say why they felt the nominee deserved recognition in what Jamie Oliver describes as "The Oscars of the food world"

We were astonished when we heard that we had made it to the final three drinks producers, but we are delighted that our traditional and our innovative ciders are getting noticed! " said Cider Maker, Simon Day. "We are all very proud of what we have achieved with the company over the past 6 years since we started pressing our first apples, and we are so happy to be able to represent Herefordshire in these awards."

The winners will be announced at the BBC Food and Farming award ceremony on the 28th November at the NEC in Birmingham. Tickets for the event are free, and can be applied for online at the BBC Food & Farming website.

The good news arrives just as the company start this year's harvest, which is described as "Challenging!" and are also about to open a dedicated Cider and Perry shop in Ledbury, showcasing craft cider and perry from the three counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire.

The Three Counties are renowned for the quality and range of cider and perry, but it can be difficult to find outlets for some of the smaller producers. We will be offering up to 12 different draught ciders and perries on tap to fill customers own containers, as well as a large range of bottled ciders from over 30 producers in the area." said Director, Hannah Day "we are working hard to get the shop ready for opening by Saturday 13th October"

Announced yesterday on BBC Radio 4’s Food Programme, Once Upon A Tree are delighted to be in the final three of the “Best Drinks Producer” category of this year’s BBC Food & Farming Awards. 

 

Cook and food writer Valentine Warner presenting the programme said of the finalists: “These are a special bunch!  To reach this stage is a major achievement.  Over the past four months the judges have been sifting through thousands of nominations to arrive at this shortlist.”

 

Nominations were invited from the general public who were able to say why they felt the nominee deserved recognition in what Jamie Oliver describes as “The Oscars of the food world”

 

“We were astonished when we heard that we had made it to the final three drinks producers, but we are delighted that our traditional and our innovative ciders are getting noticed! ” said Cider Maker, Simon Day. “We are all very proud of what we have achieved with the company over the past 6 years since we started pressing our first apples, and we are so happy to be able to represent Herefordshire in these awards.”

 

The winners will be announced at the BBC Food and Farming award ceremony on the 28th November at the NEC in Birmingham.  Tickets for the event are free, and can be applied for online at the BBC Food & Farming website.

 

The good news arrives just as the company start this year’s harvest, which is described as “Challenging!”  and are also about to open a dedicated Cider and Perry shop in Ledbury, showcasing craft cider and perry from the three counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire.

 

“The Three Counties are renowned for the quality and range of cider and perry, but it can be difficult to find outlets for some of the smaller producers.  We will be offering up to 12 different draught ciders and perries on tap to fill customers own containers, as well as a large range of bottled ciders from over 30 producers in the area.” said Director, Hannah Day  “we are working hard to get the shop ready for opening by Saturday 13th October”

 

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