Cider is stronger together!

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

Explore the new digital Virginia Cider Trail to taste them all and earn prizes for cidery check-ins! Take the trail to learn more about what makes Virginia apples and the cider made from them so special.

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

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New Item Coding for UPCs with NIQ

We want to make sure your cider is accounted for in national sales data. It’s important every cider is included…

Urge Congress to Support the USPS Shipping Equity Act

On May 23 Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) once again introduced the USPS Shipping Equity Act in Congress alongside Rep. Jennifer…

World Cider Day glass of cider on a post

Celebrate World Cider Day on June 3!

Saturday, June 3, 2023 is World Cider Day! We hope you’ll join us in the international declaration of love for…

Upcoming Events

Virginia Cider Trail
July 6, 2022 - June 25, 2023

Webinar: How Cideries Like Santa Cruz Cider Are Preventing Catastrophic Climate Change
June 6, 2023
10:00 AM Pacific

Northwest Cider Cup
June 12, 2023
Portland, Oregon

CiderFeast New England
June 22, 2023
Haverhill, Massachusetts

Cider Summit
June 23-24, 2023
Portland, Oregon

Certified Pommelier™ Exam
August 13, 2023
San Francisco, California

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

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

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


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