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Portland Cider Helps Feed Oregon Zoo Animals In New Partnership


CLACKAMAS, Oregon – As a part of their neighborhood dedication to pay it (fruit) ahead, Portland Cider Firm is partnering with the Oregon Zoo Basis to assist feed their hungry residents. All through Could and June, a portion of the proceeds from each six-pack of Portland Cider offered in Oregon and Southwest Washington can be donated to the muse and used to supply the 292,000 kilos of meals that over 1,500 animals on the Oregon Zoo devour yearly.

“Each time you pop open a can of Portland Cider, you may be serving to present wholesome, nutritious meals to all of the completely different animals on the Oregon Zoo,” mentioned Helen Lewis, Advertising Director at Portland Cider. “The extra six-packs offered, the larger the donation, so this can be a nice time to replenish a bit for the animals!”

Every day, the Oregon Zoo gives an unbelievable number of meals to tons of of species: apples for Moshu, the pink panda; carrots for Jozi, the black rhino; and ripe avocados for Pericles the chimp. Sea otters Juno, Lincoln and Uni Sushi require recent, high-quality seafood six instances a day, making them one of the vital costly (and lovely) animals to feed on the zoo. Because of black bears, polar bears, giraffes, tortoises and beavers, the zoo wants 250 heads of lettuce every week. And the herd of Asian elephants consumes 156,000 kilos of hay yearly.

“Each greenback issues in our mission to supply the perfect take care of the animals on the Oregon Zoo, and Portland Cider has made it straightforward for individuals to assist out whereas having fun with a scrumptious, native craft cider,” mentioned Julie Fitzgerald, govt director on the Oregon Zoo Basis. “The zoo has educated and entertained generations of visitors, and partnerships like this one assist be certain that we’ll be capable to proceed our efforts for generations to return.”

Most Portland Cider varieties can be found in six-packs of 12-ounce cans, and will be discovered at retailers all through Oregon and Southwest Washington utilizing the corporate’s Cider Finder. Six-packs are additionally offered at Portland Cider’s three places in Clackamas, Beaverton, and Portland.

About Portland Cider Firm

Portland Cider Firm was based in 2013 to deliver hand-crafted, award profitable cider to the Northwest. The corporate acknowledges Portland and her daring spirit because the inspiration behind their progressive ciders, and guarantees the cleanest, tastiest, and most pleasing cider-drinking expertise the town has to supply. Together with the brand new Westside Pub, Portland Cider has three taproom places within the Portland Metro Space, the place they encourage all to go to, pattern, and count on extra from the cider they drink.

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