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Hire the Small Apple Press

What Do You Get with Your Hire?


SLOG's 'small' apple press, a Spiedel Mill & Hydropress, is suitable for smaller amounts of apples. You get a 40 litre hydropress

Capacity: juice yield of up to 20-25 litres (35-44 pints) per pressing, depending on variety and ripeness of fruit.

Achieves high juice yields, it should be possible to carry out 3 pressings per hour. Once filled, the press can take less than 5 minutes to extract juice.

1 x Spiedel electric mill to grind up the apples prior to pressing

2 x electric pasteurisers should you wish to preserve your juice for drinking during the year.

Please note that both of the pasteurisers are digital, and these are the special operating instructions.

Hire Charges


The hire charge for the small press and crusher is £20 per day or per part day of use. We also ask for a £25 deposit, returnable when the equipment safely and cleanly returns.

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How To Hire?


The hiring process for the popular Spiedel Mill & Hydropress kit will be different this year. SLOG member Mike Gibson has kindly volunteered to host the kit at Tarnside Farm, Crosthwaite LA8 8BU.

If you wish to hire the kit, email Mike at: or phone 015395 68639 with your requested date(s).

Collection and return must be made between the hours of 9.00-9.30am and 4.30-5.00pm. Please respect these hours since this is a working farm. Click here for full directions. Hire charge is unchanged at £20 per day of use. Please return the equipment clean and ready for the next person to use in order to recover your £25 deposit. 

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