The CMC’s annual winter meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, February 10 tentatively from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (EST). The morning of Thursday, February 11 is being held for any additional necessary meeting time. Pre-recorded presentations and a digital meeting book will be available by the end of January. This meeting…
Cranberries are not just any fruit – they are America’s Original Superfruit.® As one of three commonly cultivated fruits native only to North America, cranberries are an important crop with roots deep in American history. More than 1,100 small family farmers – many of them fourth, fifth or even sixth generation – produce U.S. cranberries on 40,800 acres. Cranberries are grown across the United States in leading production states of Wisconsin, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon and Washington. They are a versatile, nutrient-dense fruit that can be easily incorporated into sweet and savory dishes.
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DATA & REPORTS
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January is #nationaldriedfruit month and we thought now was a great time to celebrate the dried version of America’s Original Superfruit®. Sweetened dried cranberries (SDCs) are produced by infusing a sweetener into sliced or whole fresh cranberries until a specific equilibrate Brix range is reached (this amount varies by producer). The product is then dried…
Originally printed in the October 2020 issue of Produce Business. Cranberries and autumn accompany each other, making the season ideal to promote the original American super-fruit. The largest fresh cranberry selling period begins in early November, leading to Thanksgiving and beyond. The U.S. fresh crop is harvested and sold in stores September through late December. Because…
Fresh Cranberry Sauce
It’s simple (and fun!) to make your own homemade cranberry sauce. Adjust the smoothness and sugar levels to your own personal taste.
Fresh Cranberry Salsa
Time after time, this simple fresh cranberry salsa recipe is a HIT at parties and events.
Cranberries provide vibrant color, refreshing taste and health-promoting nutrients to both sweet and savory recipes. Available in many convenient forms – from fresh and dried to juice and sauce – cranberries are a versatile ingredient you can easily use throughout the day and throughout the year.