Over a billion pints of cider are being drunk in the UK each year, according to research in the Daily Telegraph. This year’s sales of the drink are up 26% on last year, with over 2.7m pints sold every day. Cider has enjoyed a surge in popularity as an iced drink. Irish producer Magners is mainly responsible for rejuvenating the image of cider The Daily Telegraph 28/7/07 page 11