The History

Our History

Over the years, the company has expanded its drinks range to include a wide range of flavours and the brand now produces more than 40 products, many of which have won multiple awards. Belvoir Fruit Farms is still owned and run by the Manners family.

1984

We start making cordials with initially just the Elderflower in a 750ml or 250ml bottle. We sell 88 cases (1056 bottles) to the local fine food stores and farm-shops.

1985

Our drinks are so delicious that by 1985, 3,564 bottles have been sold and lots of people are enjoying out naturally delicious drinks.

1986

We start making Raspberry Cordial from fruit grown and pressed on the farm and Lemon Cordial made from whole fresh lemons.

1987

We launch Bitter Lemon Cordial (no sugar) and Blackcurrant Cordial.

1988

Our sales reached 1,000 cases.

1992

Nine naturally delicious flavours are now available.

1993

Cordials go into 500ml bottles. Sales go past 10,000 cases.

1997

Bubbling over with joy at how much people love Belvoir, we launch our very first slightly sparkling drinks.

1998

Organic elderflower plantations sown.

2000

1.3 million bottles sold.

2005

Sales go past 5,000,000 bottles, over 300,000 cases.

2009

Sales go past 700,000 cases. New cordial bottle launched.

2010

Started to sell Mulled Winter Punch.

2012

Sales go past 1 million cases (16.5m bottles), driven by a raft of new pressé launches and the new cordial bottle.

2013

Belvoir started selling Sparkling Cans!

2014

Sparkling Elderflower Light is launched (our first lower sugar product) and construction of a new bottling plant starts.

2015

We converted some barns moved to a new, larger site.

2015

Sold 20,000,000 bottles in total – largest record to date.

2016

Cucumber and Mint was launched.

2016

Launched Wine Without the Hangover.

2017

Launched Christmas Cordial.

2018

Hit Australian supermarkets.

2019

Launched Pink Lady Sparkling Apple Juice.

2020

Launch Passionfruit Martini, Sparkling Ginger & Lime and Strawberry, Lime and Mint Cordial.