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Cider Nutrition

Accurate nutritional facts and information on cider nutrition are available on Red Bank Ciders' Nutrition pages - specifically for Vintage Dry and many more ciders. We got our cider accurately analysed in a laboratory to verify sugar, vitamin and mineral content.

Our real ciders are hand crafted in the traditional way - by "Cold Pressing" to ensure that Red Bank Cider retains as much nutrition, vitamins and minerals as possible in our fresh pressed apple juice which is fermented to make our cider!

The full analysis of Red Bank Cider's Vintage Dry Cider 7.8% is provided. We are updating our nutritional information at the moment, so if you require more information about this or any of our other ciders please feel free to contact us.

Food Safety, Ethical Sourcing & Sustainability

When we're developing new products or considering new packaging, ethical sourcing, food safety as well as sustainability and recycling are all really important considerations.

For example, the lables on our cans are made of Cornstarch (PLA) which is a compostable material.

In the UK many household groceries including beers and other canned products contain a coating which is associated with health concerns. "Bisphenol A, or BPA for short, is a chemical substance that's been used in polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resin since the 1960s. The primary use of BPA is in plastic bottles, food storage containers, and it is still used in the lining of many canned goods. BPA resin is commonly coated on the inside of tins and cans to prevent metal from contaminating food. The Independent found BPA was present in 18 of the UK's best-selling tins. Some world-wide brand fizzy drinks are lined with a BPA resin, which has been banned in some countries as it has become associated with a range of ailments"

We have successfully sourced alternatives to BPA epoxy lined cans for our cider! We continue to support these new and innovative materials and commit to using them wherever practically possible.

Wild Blueberry Cider Nutritional Info

Wild Blueberry Cider - Nutritional Info

Wild Blueberry Cider - Nutritional Info

Red Bank Cider's Wild Blueberry Cider is crafted from "Not from Concentrate" 100% organic Wild Blueberry juice and "Cold Pressed" fermented apple juice.

Red Bank Cider's Wild Blueberry Cider contains Wild Blueberries - Vaccinium myrtillus also known as bilberries; and are believed to have a higher anthocyanin content, more polyphenols and up to four times more antioxidants than cultivated blueberries.

As well as greater nutritional value, organic Wild Blueberry juice is purple or dark violet in colour - unlike cultivated blueberries (V. angustifolium, V. corymbosum), wild blueberries are dark blue inside and out! Their flesh is fruity and violet which gives Wild Blueberry Cider its lovely tint!

Wild-grown whole blueberry berries are handpicked sourced from certified organic forests organic forests, and are non GMO.

Red Bank Ciders Wild Blueberry Cider contains no artificials, has low/ nil sulphites, and as the Blueberry juice is unfiltered it may contain berry pulp.
Who produces LOW SUGAR Cider?

Who produces LOW SUGAR Cider?

Red Bank Cider produce a range of ciders with less than 5g/100g of sugar.

Is Cider a good alternative to drink?

Real cider has a lower ABV than wine. As it is slowly fermented for over 9 months, it can taste as deliciously complex as fine wine but real cider and perry naturally has a lower ABV - usually around 5% to 8% ABV. They are usually lower in sugar.

BEWARE. Many people don't realise that some manufactured big brand ciders can contain around 45grams of sugar and are typically made from as much as 65% water with flavourings, concentrates, sweeteners and colours, all of whichhas little nutritional value. They typically contain an abundance of sugar..... some can contain as much as 9 grams per 100g - around 90 grams of total sugar per litre. Just one 500ml bottle can exceed NHS's Recommended Daily Amount RDA.

Is Cider Low in Sugar?

The sugar level tested in Red Bank Cider's fully fermented DRY REAL CIDER was found to contain less than <0.1 grams of sugar per 100g or just 1 gram of sugar / litre of real cider. 500ml bottles contain HALF A GRAM of total sugar.

More info / sources:

Which cider producers make a ZERO added sugar cider?

Red Bank Cider produce a range of delicious 5 STAR rated ciders which typically contain less than 5 grams per 100g (apprx 100ml).

Red Bank Cider's products contain no artificial sweeteners, they're vegan friendly too.


Red Bank Cider's - Vintage Dry Low Sugar - has ZERO added sugar and contains no artificial sweeteners!

Slimming World & Weight Watchers take note...Red Bank Cider's traditionally crafted ULTRA LOW SUGAR - Vintage Dry Low Sugar cider contains around 90x times less sugar than some big brand ciders.

The analysis of Red Bank Cider's Vintage Dry Cider 7.8% is provided. We are updating our nutritional informantion at the moments, so if you require more information about this or any of our other ciders please feel free to contact us.

Vintage Dry Low Sugar Cider Nutritional Info - Vitamin & Mineral & Food Analysis

Red Bank Cider - Low Sugar Cider    
Real Cider : 7.8% ABV 500ml    
Real Cider : Vintage Dry Low Sugar    
Allergens : Low / Nil sulphites    
Comparison: Sugar per Litre    
Typical Big Brand: Flavoured cider   9gHIGH
Red Bank Vintage Dry <   0.1gLOW
Vintage Dry Cider is up to 90 x lower sugar tha some big brands     
MINERALS present in Vintage Dry /td>  per 100g 
Calcium 5.58g 
Chromium 17.099g#
Iron 0.16mg 
Magnesium 32.4717g 
Phosphorus 0.0701817mg 
Potassium 1.1014mg 
VITAMINS levels present in Vintage Dry  per 100g 
B1 Thiamine<15g#
B2 Ribolavin<10g 
B9 Folate<5g#
ENERGY 0kcal 
TOTAL SUGARS<0.1gUltra Low
Links / Info / RDA Recommended Daily Allowance    
Sugars : 0.5g per 500ml bottle RDA 30g    
# Boron 3mg per L     
# Chromiumg/100g    
# Vitamin B9 50g / L    
# B1 0.15mg/L=10%     

Strawberry Cider Nutrition

Strawberry Cider Nutrition

The analysis of Red Bank Cider's Vintage Dry Cider 7.8% is provided. We are updating our nutritional informantion at the moment, so if you require more information about our fruit berry ciders, or any of our other ciders please feel free to contact us.

Big Brand Ciders Nutrition

Nutritional Analysis of typical big brand flavoured ciders....

Typical sugar levels are as follows....

Carbohydrates : 9.18 g/100g - 91.8 grams per litre approx.
Sugars : 9g/100g - 90grams per litre approx.

Bottle Size: 500ml
Total sugar/bottle: 45grams approx.
Recommended Maximum Daily Intake : 30g

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Nutritional Analysis External Testing

All testing is done in accordance with current quality standards. Nutritional information provided should only serve as a guide as the level of minerals and vitamins in foods can be substantially affected by factors such as climate and agricultural practices. Due to the Limit of Detection (LOD) levels for vitamins, acknowledgement of content or approximate values are shown, the accuracy of which has been crossed checked where possible, with available food composition databases.

Apple Nutrition

We all know we should be eating healthy each day for cardio and digestive health, but many don't realise that apples are a tasty source of several important vitamins and minerals and fibre. Apples are diet friendly too - none of the bad stuff such as saturated fat, low/no sodium and no cholesterol. Furthermore - apples don't need plastic wrapping!

An average apple contains around 80 calories, and can deliver more fibre than a bowl of cereal - the fibre in apples slows the release of carbohydrates into the bloodstream, providing the energy you need over time without blood sugar spikes.

Apples also contain small quantities of minerals such as potassium - an electrolyte that’s key for heart health. Apples contain only the natural fruit sugar, fructose - no added artificial sweeteners that the body can't digest.

Apples are one of the top food sources of boron, which is important for bone health. The mineral boron is key to building muscle and strong bones. Our body does not produce it, so we need to eat it! Boron helps the body to absorb calcium and magnesium, it also appears to affect estrogen and testosterone.

A less well known fact is apples are a great food source of soluble fibre which is important for a healthy gut, which controls our immune system. Also the pectin in apples and juice is a prebiotic, providing food for friendly gut bacteria. There's a good reason for the adage - an apple a day, keeps the doctor away - as all this promotes cardiovascular and digestive health, and help protect against disease and cancer,

Source: - For more about nutritional benefits of apples visit

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