Vermont hard cider company to be sold

MIDDLEBURY - The Vermont Hard Cider Company - the largest maker of hard cider in the United States - is being sold to an Irish beer and cider company.

C&C Group of Dublin on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to purchase the Middlebury company for $305 million.

The Vermont Hard Cider Company, maker of Woodchuck Hard Cider,  will become a subsidiary of C&C Group with its headquarters and production facility remaining in Middlebury, the companies said.

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