At the end of 2019, I argued that cider’s resilience through the “Summer of Hard Seltzer” was the real headline. I could not have possibly known that cider’s resilience through 2020 would swamp that achievement. 2020 challenged and changed alcohol beverage sales in the US with a rapid pace, and the cider industry was absolutely…

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The American Cider Association announced the results of its 2021 Board of Director Elections live from CiderCon 2021 today. The ACA membership elected Brooke Glover, Soham Bhatt and Ryan Burk. Burk and Glover are board veterans and Bhatt is excited to be serving on the board for the first time. The Board also selected its…

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Our virtual trade show is 🔥! And to make it sizzle a little bit more, we’ve created a fun word hunt game and a chance for YOU to win awesome prizes. How to Play: Visit the trade show during the LIVE scheduled hours and ask the vendor for their magic word. Collect the words to…

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As a 501C-6 non-profit membership-based trade association for the US hard cider industry, each year the American Cider Association holds elections for our board of directors. The board members play a critical role in governance and oversight as well as guiding strategic decisions. Our bylaws have established specific seats that include representation for regions and…

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This CiderCon session will take place Thursday, February 4, Noon to 1PM PST. This facilitated Leadership Action Group breakout session begins the process of exploring the practices and metrics that are – or could be— the call signs of a sustainable cider enterprise and industry. This interactive session kicks off with a brief orientation on…

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While we may not have our normal tasting sessions at CiderCon® this year, you CAN purchase the ciders made by our wonderful speakers to sip on while you participate in a virtual CiderCon® from the comfort of your home. We’ve compiled this helpful guide (listed by session, cidery, and speaker) of where you can buy…

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UPDATE: On 12/27/20 President Trump signed the bill making the reform included in the CBMTRA permanent. On Monday night, Congress took the important step to pass permanent Federal excise tax credits for the nation’s cideries, meaderies, wineries, breweries, and distilleries. The tax reform measures for alcohol producers were originally introduced on a two-year basis in…

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Complimentary custom, quarterly market trend reports are part of your American Cider Association membership. To access these reports at any time, sign into our login page. The landing page is full of helpful tools like our custom Nielsen reports and more. Just looking to download Quarter 3? Log in and click here. Q3 Highlights: The impact…

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