Announcing Cranberry-Pear Recipe Contest Winner

The CMC and USA Pears “peared up” at the 2016 School Nutrition Association Annual Nutrition Conference in San Antonio in search for the next great cranberry-pear recipe. After receiving many unique and creative ideas from school foodservice professionals across the country, the CMC and USA Pears are pleased to announce that the foodservice director at…

Wisconsin Leads Cranberry Production for 22nd Year

WSCGA This fall, Wisconsin’s cranberry industry is once again projected to produce more cranberries than any other state, with an estimated crop of approximately 5.2 million barrels of fruit, according to projections announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Statistical Services (NASS). Wisconsin’s bountiful projection is part of the approximately 8.6 million…

CMC/Flik Independent School Dining E-Cookbook

The Cranberry Marketing Committee teamed up with Flik Independent School Dining to challenge their professionally-trained chefs to showcase their culinary talent by highlighting the flavor of cranberries in new and unique ways. Flik’s team of food and nutrition experts is dedicated entirely to creating fun, healthful and innovative dining solutions for private and independent school…

Cranberry Compound May Help Prevent Urinary Tract

USDA Agricultural Research Service A new cranberry bioactive component that has the potential to control urinary tract infections (UTIs) has been identified by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and collaborators. The bioactive component, referred to as SSGG fraction, is found in cranberry juice and is purified from enzyme-treated cranberry pulp. SSGG was found to…