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Community Apple Press

Transition Town Reading have an apple press and apple crusher which are available for community groups and individuals to borrow.

Vigo apple press - 20 litre
Vigo apple press

The apple press has a 20 litre capacity and can produce up to 7 litres per pressing. It’s quite heavy and needs two people to help with transporting, but it’s very easy to use and we find that children enjoy running the press (under adult supervision).

Vigo apple crusher
Vigo apple crusher

The apple crusher is used to mash the apples into small pieces before they go into the press.

The purchase of the apple press and crusher was funded by a capital grant from Reading Borough Council.

Reading Borough Council


2 responses to “Community Apple Press”

  1. […] month’s entertainment was provided by Mary and her husband Harry from the Wokingham Community Apple Press. They brought a traditional apple press to demonstrate the rustic production of pure apple juice. […]


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