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Gift for fruit grower

by Sarah - January 29th, 2012.
Filed under: Dobies.

If you know someone who grows a lot of fruit and would like to make juice (and possibly cider) then one of these fruit presses is just what they need. A great gift idea!

Available now at Dobies

Fruit Press (12 Litre)

Fruit Press (12 Litre) £174.95
Ideal for pressing apples, grapes and other fruit, our spindle fruit presses combine superb quality with excellent value, and are very easy to use. Just fill the cage with crushed fruit, assemble the two semi-circular pressing plates and the large iron nut on top, and use the wooden bar to screw down, the delicious juice flows into the base plate for collection. The press cage is made from fashioned oak staves, the pressure plates and space blocks from beech, all seasoned and coated with food compatible varnish. It has a robust, pressed steel base plate with lip to aid pouring, with wide-set pressed steel legs for stability, and all the pressed steel is protected by a tough baked-on polyester coating for longevity. Easy home assembly. Complete with instruction booklet and fruit net. 6 Litre: Holds 12 lbs of apples, giving a juice yield of up to 2.5 litres (4½ pints). Height 57cm (22½”), cage diameter 19.5cm (7¾”), overall diameter 28.5cm (11¾”), weight 10.2kg (22½ lbs).12 Litre: Holds 24 lbs of apples, giving a juice yield of up to 4.5 litres (8 pints). Height 57cm (22½”), cage diameter 27cm (10½”), overall diameter 37cm (14½”), weight 12kg.