Two Towns Ciderhouse Apple Cider Ingredients Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Just under a million dollars is the price 2 Towns Ciderhouse will be paying to settle a class action alleging it violated California’s False Advertising Act and Unfair Business Practices Act. The company advertised its apple cider products as containing “Nothing artificial…” when in fact some of them contained dl-malic acid, a synthetic form of malic acid that supplies tartness.

Docket Number:

3:20-cv-00468-BAS-BGS

Company: Two Towns Ciderhouse, Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 9, 2021

Class Period: March 12, 2016 to October 11, 2020

Objection Deadline: March 26, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: December 28, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: May 10, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

No proof is needed unless you are making a claim for more than ten products.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you bought any of the 2 Towns apple cider products listed below for your own consumption between March 12, 2016 and October 11, 2020:

- In six-packs of cans: Brightcider, Ginja Ninja, Made Marion, Outcider, Pacific Pineapple, Cherried Away, Cot in the Act, Sun's Out Saison, Rhubarbarian, or Prickly Pearadise

- In a 500 ml bottle: Brightcider, Ginja Ninja, Made Marion, Outcider, Pacific Pineapple, Cherried Away, Cot in the Act, Sun's Out Saison, Rhubarbarian, Prickly Pearadise, Serious Scrumo, Imperial Hop Stalk, Bad Apple, Nice & Naughty, or Pearadise

Typical Settlement Amount:

Proportional amount of the net settlement fund. Final amounts will be determined based on the number of valid claims received and the number of products purchased. Capped at ten products per claimant, unless proof of purchase is provided. See the Settlement Agreement for information on weighted values.

Total Settlement Amount: $985,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$7,500 and $5,000

Law Firm:
Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman

Claim Form: Cider Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Winters v. Two Towns Ciderhouse Inc.

Settlement Website: Cider Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

2 Towns Ciderhouse Settlement
c/o Postlethwaite & Netterville
PO Box 1228
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
claims@CiderSettlement.com
1-833-343-1076

Tags: Contains synthetic ingredients, Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels