by Etienne Dorignac –Technical Manager, Fruit Fermentation #SponsoredContent by Fermentis Introduction Although the global cider market has been constantly growing over the past 15 years, , the growth rate has progressively  slowed down in the last 5 years. In fact, we see from the last data published (AICV) that the significant increase of consumption observed…

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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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Was Aphrodite’s Forbidden Fruit a quince or the apple? She’s not talking, but cidermakers will be at CiderCon®! Quince a.k.a. Cydonia oblonga is the sole member of the genus Cydonia in the family Rosaceae. Quince is a ‘pomme’ fruit with the likes of apples, pears, and medlars. This golden pomme is having a renaissance of…

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We are working to finish a new strategic plan for the American Cider Association, and it’s very important to us that we hear from America’s cideries. You can be a part of guiding our programming to grow and sustain a diverse and successful cider industry by completing our affiliate membership survey. There are two versions…

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