Below is a link to a document containing frequently asked questions regarding the 2017-18 Handler Withhold Volume Regulation Final Rule. The text in red are the USDA responses to CMC/industry questions. Click to download the Handler Withhold Q&A documentDetails
The CMC’s annual Summer Meeting will be held August 15 and 16, 2018 at the Westin Mount Laurel, 555 Fellowship Rd, Mount Laurel, New Jersey. The meetings will be held 8 am to 4 pm Wednesday and 8 am to 2 pm Thursday. A meeting agenda will be posted at the end of July. If you would…Details
Click here to access the proposed amendment to the Marketing Order No. 929, which would permit the CMC to add the authority to accept contributions from domestic sources. Comments for this proposal must be received by June 26, 2018. Instructions can be found within the document.
Download the proposed 2018 Producer Allotment rule that was published in the Federal Register on April 27, 2018. You can also view the document online here. Comments on the proposed rule must be received by May 29, 2018. Following the comment period, it will take 30-60 days for a final rule to be published.
Download the 2017 Handler Withholding Volume Regulation Final Rule that was published in the Federal Register on April 4, 2018. This is the USDA’s final decision on the 2017 Handler Withhold volume regulation and the rule will be implemented as published. You can also view the rule online here.
In preparation for a potential Producer Allotment, the CMC must initiate certain procedures including the mailing of a CMC-AL-1 form to all growers on record. All Growers must file a completed CMC-AL-1 form with the Committee by no later than April 6, 2018 to receive an allotment for the 2018 harvest. Download the 2018 AL-1…Details
Download the CMC’s March Newsletter. Inside you’ll find updates since the last issue including: Volume Regulation Update 2018 Winter Meeting Recap 2017 Friendsgiving Results International Trade Policy & MRL Updates Q1 Summary Reports FNCE 2017 Recap International Marketing BreakdownDetails
The CMC will be hosting an open conference call Friday, October 13 at 12:00 p.m. EST to discuss volume regulation details. Download call-in details.
The CMC will be hosting an open conference call Friday, September 15 at 10:00 AM EST to discuss volume regulation. Please note there is an updated, toll-free dial-in number. Download call-in details.
The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) welcomes Thomas O’Guinn, Ph.D., as its newest public member. O’Guinn is a consumer research expert and professor who earned doctorate, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in communications from University of Texas at Austin. He is the chair of the marketing department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business and also…Details
Today’s Dietician The nutrition facts panel (NFP) is being updated for the first time since its introduction in the early 1990s. This special digital supplement deals with added sugar and presents a factual case for why nutrient-dense foods like cranberry should not be discounted. Talk to Consumers About “Added Sugar”Details
The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) held its annual summer meeting August 8 and 9 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. During this meeting Committee members and alternates were announced into their roles for the term beginning August 1, 2016 and running through July 31, 2018. CMC 2016-18 MembersDetails