Cider Beverage Badge

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Cider Beverage Badge

The Cider Beverage Badge will give the student a background in Cider-making that will provide them with the skills and background necessary for a career in the cider industry.  Production, flavors, quality, finishing and marking and sales are explored.

October 25 - November 19, 2021

Cost to complete the full badge: $599

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This badge includes the following microcredentials:

Cider Ethanol Production

In this microcredential, the student will be able to describe the ingredients, processing steps and equipment that are necessary in cider-making.

Cost: $149 // Online

Cider Flavors: Ingredients and Flavor Additives

In this microcredential, the student will learn how to describe cider based on organoleptic attributes and how flavour, aroma and appearance can be manipulated using different ingredients and adulterants.

Cost: $149 // Online

Cider Quality

In this microcredential, the student will be able to describe the chemistry associated with cider production in addition to ensuring the necessary elements and processes are in place to make quality cider. The student will also explain Quality Assurance and Quality Control metrics during the process of cider making.

Cost: $149 // Online

Cider Finishing

In this microcredential, the student will describe the different processing steps that are applied to create ciders with specific attributes that are sought by the consumer. The student will describe different clarification and filtration processes, how to carbonate a cider  and to package the finished product.

Cost: $149 // Online

Cider Marketing and Sales

In this microcredential the student will examine the history of cider, its place in the beverage marketplace and how new cider products are being developed and brought to market.

Cost: $149 // Online