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Funding of $400,000 granted to Ontario cider makers

Posted: May 27, 2016

Ontario – Up to $400,000 has been earmarked for Ontario cider producers, including $220,000 for the Ontario Craft Cider Association (OCCA), it was announced today as part of Growing Forward 2 – a federal-provincial-territorial plan. The... Read More


Ottawa’s first microcidery Flying Canoe launches

Posted: May 4, 2016

Ottawa – Flying Canoe Hard Cider has announced it’s flagship cider is now available, billing itself as Ottawa’s first microcidery. Founded by Pete Rainville, Flying Canoe’s first release is a 5% semi-sweet cider produced in small batches... Read More


Cider to be sold at farmers markets beginning May

Posted: April 27, 2016

Toronto – The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has announced that Ontario-produced cider can be sold at farmers markets beginning May 1, 2016. The announcement comes as part of the approval to sell Ontario... Read More


Cider in grocery stores approved, sales set for June

Posted: April 22, 2016

Ontario – The Ontario Ministry of Finance today announced that, following its recommendation in February, a regulation to add cider to the beer-in-grocery program has been approved and cider is set to launch in grocery stores this summer.... Read More


Pommies launches flagship cider in cans

Posted: April 19, 2016

Caledon – Pommies Cider Co. has announced its flagship Pommies Cider will be available in 473ml cans at the LCBO for $3.05 each beginning in April. It’s existing 4x355ml bottle pack will remain available at the LCBO as well. Pommies... Read More


Ontario Craft Cider Week returns in May

Posted: April 6, 2016

Ontario – The Ontario Craft Cider Association has announced its third annual Craft Cider Week returns May 27 – June 4, 2016. Twenty local cider producers offering over 50 ciders will round off this year’s celebration.... Read More


Mega cider bar opening in Toronto

Posted: March 21, 2016

Toronto – This Spring, Her Father’s Cider Bar + Kitchen is gearing up to launch at 119 Harbord St boasting more than 75 local and international ciders, billing itself as “Canada’s premier cider bar”. Founder Joshua... Read More


Call for Entry: 2016 Canadian Brewing Awards

Posted: March 7, 2016

Gravenhurst – The Canadian Brewing Awards has announced its 2016 Call for Entry. There are numerous new beer style categories for 2016, and four returning cider categories. Entries must be entered online by March 25, 2016.... Read More

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