Richard Fleming Beekeeper of Dunkertons Orchard Bees

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When you buy the honey from Dunkertons’ Cheltenham or Pembridge shops it is Herefordshire beekeeper Richard Fleming who cares for the bee hives that produced it.

“Single” Variety is the Spice of Life!

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Around the year 1890, in Monmouthshire, a chap by the name of George Breakwell, discovered a new cider apple variety, which he named Breakwell’s Seedling. He was so...

People's Trust for Endangered Species

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In traditional orchards people and nature meet unlike in any other place. We are working to halt the decline and improve the prospects of this habitat into the...

The People’s Trust for Endangered Species

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At Dunkertons we proudly support the People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES.) The PTES are an incredible charity who help to conserve endangered species across the world. They...

2017 Harvest Season Starting Soon

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The harvest season is nearly upon us! It’s a crucial time of year for Dunkertons and our family of fruit growers. We need to ensure that all the apples...

Help Save Our Bees

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Help save our bees! Pesticides called ‘neonicotinoids’ are contaminating plants from root to stem to flower to fruit. The growing plant absorbs the chemicals from the pesticide into...

Knotted Kernel Cider Apple

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The Knotted Kernel cider apple is an old Somerset variety that was believed to have been lost to Britain. However Bernwode Fruit Trees rediscovered the variety and reintroduced...

Fruit Pulp

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We produce a lot of fruit pulp annually. Sometimes as much as 300 tonnes! So we wanted to find a sustainable method of disposal for the vast quantity...

Orchard Origins Herefordshire

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Orchard Origins Herefordshire - volunteers always wanted Orchard Origins became a Community Interest Company owned by the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust.  They are a social enterprise committed to preserving...

Meet Foxwhelp a beautiful bitter-sharp red cider apple

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Meet Foxwhelp a beautiful bitter-sharp red cider apple said to originate from Gloucestershire where it was first recorded in 1600.  In fact the earliest known reference to the...