Armagh Cider Company Ltd

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Armagh Cider Company was formed in 2006 with the aim of making cider and apple juice 'from blossom to bottle' on the home farm at Ballinteggart just outside Portadown in Co Armagh, where apples have been grown for five generations.

The family business is pleased to have been the leading participant in bringing cider production back to Co Armagh the home of the apple industry in Northern Ireland.

Armagh Cider Company offer consumers authentic, hand crafted, completely natural apple products with genuine provenance and heritage behind them, that deliver on quality and taste - Their Carsons Crisp and Maddens Mellow ciders proudly display the PGI logo for the Armagh Bramley Apple.

Consistency in competitions has helped Armagh Cider Company gain a reputation for producing quality ciders. The company has won several awards including Great Taste Stars, International Cider Challenge Medals, Irish Food Quality Awards and Blas na hEireann (Gold, Silver and Bronze).

Since 2006, the product range has been substantially enhanced in response to consumer demand and are available throughout Ireland as well as exported to Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland and China.

Carsons Crisp Cider
Maddens Mellow Cider

Doyles Cider – available in Dry, Medium, Sweet as well as Summer Fruit, Honey and Autumn Berry. This is the first craft cider to have a range of flavours and still be all natural.

AJ – Pure Apple Juice
Honeyhill Hot Spiced Apple
Mollys Mulled Cider

Orchard Twist: refreshing blend of fresh pressed apple juice, fruit juice and sparkling spring water. Orchard Twist range includes: Sparkling Apple; Apple & Blackcurrant; Apple & Rhubarb and Apple with Ginger – all with sparkling spring water.

Armagh Cider Co – Apple Cider Vinegar.

Independent Off Licences



Awards held

  • Great Taste Awards 2022: One Gold Star for Troughtons Premium 'Raising Spirits' Cucumber and Mint Tonic Water
  • Blas na h'Eireann Awards 2021: Silver awards for Armagh Craft Cider Medium & Armagh Craft Cider Sweet and a Bronze award for Armagh Craft Cider Dry
  • Blas na h'Eireann Awards 2020: Silver awards for Armagh Craft Cider Medium & Armagh Craft Cider Sweet
  • 2020 Great Taste Awards: One Gold Star -Orchard Twist Sparkling Apple & Troughtons Premium Tonic water
  • Blas na h'Eireann Awards 2019: Silver award for Armagh Craft Cider Sweet
  • 2019 Great Taste Awards: One Gold Star - Doyles Medium Cider
  • Blas na h'Eireann Awards 2018: Gold award for Orchard Twist Apple & Cranberry Juice, Silver for Doyle's Honey Cider & Bronze for Aldi's Armagh Craft Cider - Sweet
  • Blas na h'Eireann Awards 2017: Gold medal for Spiced Apple Juice & Silver for Doyles Autumn Berry Cider

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