Cider is stronger together!

Join us to work together to strengthen the U.S. cider industry.

The resource hub is exclusively for ACA members and is filled with items from webinars to white papers to market data reports to help our member cideries thrive.

Our expert-created cider certification program is designed for distributors, servers, sommeliers and others interested in becoming bonafide experts on all things cider.

CiderCon® is the premier cider conference for industry professionals. It is an opportunity to learn, share, taste and network. Join us in Portland, Oregon from January 16-19 for CiderCon® 2024.

About the American Cider Association

The American Cider Association is an organization of cider and perry producers in the United States. Our mission is to grow a diverse and successful U.S. cider industry by providing valuable information, resources and services to our members and by advocating on their behalf.

Our Members


The people pressing apples and fermenting the juice into delicious cider


The farmers cultivating apples for our industry

Restaurants & Bars

The specialty establishments offering robust cider offerings


The suppliers supporting US cidermakers with equipment, ingredients and technology

Retailers & Distributors

The shops and wholesalers helping cider reach consumers


The die hard cider fans who help us thrive

Member Benefits

Your Voice in DC

 The ACA advocates for cider regularly on the national level.

Cider Market Trend and Data Reports

Get access to detailed cider market reports.

CiderCon® Exclusives

 CiderCon® is a global cider conference for cider professionals and it’s available at a discount to ACA members!


Whether you’re starting up or ramping up, ACA has webinars that will help you get the information you need.

Latest News

ACA Welcomes Three New Certified Pommeliers

The American Cider Association is proud to announce that three individuals have successfully passed the Certified Pommelier™ examination. The new…

New York Cider Week Certified Pommelier Exam

Are you looking for the next big step in your professional development? If you’ve already passed the Certified Cider Professional…

In Person CCP Level 1 at Angry Orchard

Are you ready to take your passion for cider to the next level? Join us at Angry Orchard Innovation Cider…

Pour Your Cider at Cider Share at CiderCon® 2024

Ever dream of pouring your cider for the entire cider community while chatting with makers from around the world? Here’s…

Upcoming Events

Pour the Core NY
September 23, 2023
Yaphank, New York

CINA's Technical Skills Share Series Online
September 28, 2023: Pressing Tips
October 26, 2023: Blending Deep Dive
November 16, 2023: Free vs. Total SO2
December 14, 2023: Flavor Trends

Whidbey Island Cider Festival
September 30, 2023
Coupeville, WA

October 2 - November 10, 2023
Cider Week New York
October 6-15, 2023
New York StateCarolina CiderFest
October 21, 2023
Asheville, North Carolina

Minnesota CiderFest
October 21, 2023
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Philly Cider Week
October 21-29, 2023
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Certified Pommelier™ Exam
October 24, 2023
Asheville, North Carolina

Franklin County CiderDays
November 3-5, 2023
Franklin County, Massachusetts

December 4-8, 2023
Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Virginia Cider Week
November 10-19, 2023

Certified Pommelier™ Exam at CiderCon® 2024
January 17, 2024
Portland, Oregon

Oregon Cider Week
January 13-21, 2023

CiderCon® 2024
January 16-19, 2024
Portland, Oregon

Good Manufacturing Practices for Cidery Employees (Online)
Self-directed and rolling start

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