New Study: Dried Cranberries’ Effect on Gut Health

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin – Madison evaluated whether one simple addition to the diet – one handful-a-day of sweetened dried cranberries – could positively influence the gut microbiome. Given the emerging knowledge that many biological functions, including immunity and disease-fighting capabilities, depend on a healthy gut microbiome, the authors of the recently published…

CMC Hosts International Visitors for Reverse Trade Mission

This week, more than 20 food product buyers, media and influencers from China and India converged on Wisconsin’s cranberry country as part of an international Reverse Trade Mission hosted by the U.S. Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC), in partnership with the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA). The effort is one example of how the industry…

2017 Cranberry Friendsgiving Photo Contest

To kick off the holiday entertaining season, the Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) is launching its annual #FriendsgivingCranberryContest – with a twist. In honor of the ever-expanding tradition of Friendsgiving – a festive gathering of friends and food – the CMC contest calls upon entrants to share their inspirational Friendsgiving moments using cranberries in creative and…

The Next Great Cranberry-Rice School Foodservice Recipe

The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) and USA Rice collaborated at the 2017 School Nutrition Association Annual Nutrition Conference in Atlanta to seek out the next great cranberry-rice foodservice recipe. After receiving numerous unique and trendy recipe ideas, the CMC and USA Rice are excited to announce that Debra Morris, director of nutrition of Jackson County…

2017 Cranberry Harvest Festivals

Are you making travel plans for fall?  Don’t miss a chance to attend at least one of these cranberry festivals taking place throughout the country this September and October. We sure do wish we could attend them all!  #CranberryGoals WISCONSIN Warrens Cranberry Festival September 22-24, 2017 Warrens, WI www.cranfest.com Warrens Cranberry Festival – the world’s…