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...
CMC Wins Marketing Excellence Award
The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) received a 2016 Produce Business Marketing Excellence Award for its Cranberry Friendsgiving Photo Contest Social Media Campaign. CMC Wins Marketing Excellence Award
CMC Grower Named Farm Family of the Year
Randy Forster and Billie Jo Forster run Minnesota Cranberry Co. with their children. Recently, Forsters were named the Aitkin County Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota Extension Service. CMC Grower Named Farm Family of the Year
2016 Cranberry Friendsgiving Photo Contest
Friendsgiving – the alter-ego to Thanksgiving and the holiday undoubtedly supported by Millennials, continues to grow in popularity as it adds a new spin on the traditional celebration. For many, Friendsgiving is becoming the social event that cannot be missed....
US Cranberries on Display with US Premium Agricultural Products at seventh edition of India’s Restaurant & Catering Show
Earlier this month, Mumbai saw an exciting Culinary & Mixology Competition for budding chefs and mixologists at Restaurant & Catering Show (RECA). The competition was supported by Western Indian Culinary Association and Hospitality First. The prime objective...
Color your Friendsgiving with Cranberries for a Chance to Win a $2,000 Dinner Party
Cranberries have long had a place at mom’s Thanksgiving table, but as America’s Original Superfruit®, U.S.-grown cranberries are also a star at any Friendsgiving feast. In sweet or savory recipes, crafty cocktails or fashioned into elegant décor, cranberries are THE fruit for this holiday celebration.
New York School Nutrition Director Wins Nationwide Cranberry-Mushroom Recipe Contest
Cranberry Marketing Committee USA / Mushroom Council Award $500 Prize for the Next Great Cranberry-Mushroom CreationTeal Carpenter, School Nutrition Director at Gloversville Enlarged School District in Gloversville, NY was declared the $500 grand prize winner in the...
Cranberry Marketing Committee USA & Pollock Communications Win Marketing Excellence Award
Cranberry Marketing Committee USA (CMC) is honored to receive a 2015 Produce Business Marketing Excellence Award for its Fourth of July and Summer Grilling Season Promotion. CMC commissioned Pollock Communications to promote and create a sales spike for cranberries by positioning them as the All-American Fruit for July 4th and summer grilling. The successful campaign won CMC and Pollock a spot with an elite group of companies featured in the August issue of Produce Business, a national trade publication, for marketing campaigns that were successful in capturing consumers’ interest and increasing sales.
Award-Winning “Cranzy” Chicken Taco
One year ago today we presented a check to contest winner Ingrid Rockwell (pictured right). From Deerfield Elementary School, Wisconsin, her cran-winning Cranzy ChickenTaco is perfect for school foodservice requirements. Importantly, this winning recipe got the...