FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Salem, OR-October 19, 2016 David Ryan of Hood River Juice Company has purchased an interest in Salem, Oregon based Wandering Aengus Ciderworks. David Ryan joins James Kohn as owner and manager.
“This is an incredible opportunity for Wandering Aengus Ciderworks to partner with David Ryan. David has been a great supporter and supplier to both us and the Cider industry for over seven years. The new partnership will provide our company access to resources and expertise to further refine our quality and expand sales of both of our Wandering Aengus and Anthem brands in existing markets and new ones too ”, says James Kohn, co-owner of Wandering Aengus Ciderworks.
“As a farmer at heart, I thank God for a harvest of plenty that now will vertically integrate Wandering Aengus Ciderworks directly with the American Farmer adding strength to their competitiveness!” says David Ryan.
About Wandering Aengus Ciderworks: Wandering Aengus Ciderworks, makers of Wandering Aengus and Anthem Cider, was established in 2005, is distributed in 15 states, and is one of the most respected cider brands in the US. Wandering Aengus Ciders are vintaged and crafted from rare locally grown heirloom cider specific apples. Anthem Cider is made from well known regionally grown eating apple varieties and finished with a range of other fruits and hops.
About David Ryan: David Ryan is the president of Hood River Juice Company located in Hood River, Oregon. Hood River Juice Company is one of the largest suppliers of fresh apple juice in the Northwest and produces Ryan’s brand of fresh ciders. Employing upwards of 175 staff, David Ryan continues to be involved in the daily operation of acquiring top-quality apples from the smallest grower to the largest growers in the United States, pressing artisan quality juice and delivering juice to some of the largest beverage wholesalers and retailers in the country.