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Sweet apples affecting Ontario apple cider makers

October 11, 2016  By CBC News

October 11, 2016, Kingston, Ont – The severe drought in eastern Ontario this summer had a sweet effect on apple orchards, according to some growers in the region.

Even though the apples are small, and falling off the trees early, they’re also much sweeter than normal. But some apple cider producers in that area aren’t complaining, because the hot, dry weather has created “marvelous” flavours in their apples, according to the owner of County Cider Company in Prince Edward County. READ MORE


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