Cider is enjoyed in many countries around the world, however primarily in Europe. Global sales in 2016 amounted to over tenb illion U.S. dollars and are projected to increase dramatically to over 16 billion in 2023, based on the fact that global sales have steadily increased on a year-by-year basis. Five producers accounted for more than 50 percent of the global cider market share.
In Chicago, the sales volume of cider rose by approximately 8.5 percent in 2017, compared to the prior year. In terms of dollar sales, the value increased from 378 million U.S. dollars in 2014 to 436.16 million U.S. dollars in 2015. As of January 2018, the majority of cider producers in the United States was located in New York State, having a total of 93. Michigan and California rounded off the leading state regarding the number of cider producers.
In 2020, the most popular cider brand - based on sales in retail stores - was Angry Orchard, significantly outselling the competition with around 222 million U.S. dollars of sales. Angry Orchard, which is owned by the Boston Beer Company, sold more cider in 2020 than the other four most popular U.S. cider brands combined.