Cider FAQs

None of our plastic bottles contain bisphenol-A (BPA) or phthalate plasticizers.

Yes, Ryan’s plastic bottles are recyclable.

Cider is “cloudy” when it is unfiltered, leaving in the antioxidant-rich nutrients from pressing pulp. Ryan’s cider is the natural unfiltered juice from fresh apples, bottled directly from the press, with no preservatives.

Outside the United States, the label “cider” usually refers to a fermented, alcoholic beverage that Americans call “hard cider”. Ryan’s cider is not a hard cider.

Please make your request through your local grocery store manager.

We are constantly adding new fine establishments who carry our products. Check our “Where to Buy” locator to find one close to you.

Ryan’s apple juice and Ryan’s cider are the same; the only difference is the label. Both are our highest quality 100% pure juice farm fresh.  We offer both the traditional cider label and the conventional apple juice labels at various times of year.

We press our cider when particular apple varieties are at their premium flavor. This time varies throughout the year based on growing factors and apple varieties.

All of our apples are grown in the Pacific Northwest in the United States. We know each of our growers by first name and many of the them have been our supplier for years.

Shelf Stable means it can be stored on a shelf while sealed for a time period from the date of production. Any products that are opened must be refrigerated. Fresh Cider or open shelf stable cider will remain in its sweet full flavor condition for 10-21 days if stored at or below 38 degrees to maintain freshness. (Cider may also be frozen to preserve it for longer periods of time.) The cool temperature slows down but does not completely stop the natural fermentation process of cider.

Ryan’s prints a “Best by” date on all products for your food safety.