Hire the Big Apple Press

What Do You Get with Your Hire?


The big apple press is housed in its own trailer and consists of:

  • Rack & Cloth Screw

    Press Capacity: 40 kg / 88 lbs of milled apples. There is a series of wooden boards (racks) and cloths, a pressing system used by many commercial cider and juice makers The crushed apples are wrapped in the strong open-weave cloths and the packs are sandwiched between the boards The screw is fitted with a ratchet mechanism for ease of use and the press applies up to 12 tonnes of pressure

  • 1 x Vigo 2.5hp electric fruit processing mill

  • 2 x electric pasteurisers


Before using the large apple pressing equipment, we recommend that you have a look at our training video, showing you how to use and look after the press, mill and other equipment (23 minutes, so get a cup of tea first).

Click on the link to see the video

How To Hire?


To book the large press & trailer, phone Dick Palmer on 01229 716095 or 07799 615750 or email dickrhonapalmer@gmail.com

The large press hire charge is £25 per day plus £25 deposit returnable when the entire equipment and trailer is returned clean and ready for the next person to use.

Hire Charges


Hire charges are £25 per day or part day for individuals and £50 per day or part day for communities. We also ask for a £25 deposit, returnable when the equipment safely returns.




For availability check with Dick

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