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…

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 of this campaign was to highlight the uniqueness of the following US Premium Agricultural Products in the Indian…

Grower Spotlight: Annie’s Crannies

This article was written by  Abby Cianciolo for the Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association August Newsletter.  Nestled in the historic village of Dennis lies a hidden treasure not commonly known to the general public. Down side streets touched by streams of dirt and dust, through arches of beautiful trees and bushes, if you look closely…

USDA commits to $27.5 Million purchase of US-produced cranberry concentrate

A collaborative effort between cranberry industry stakeholders, USDA officials and the Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) has culminated in the commitment to a $27.5 Million purchase of cranberry concentrate through the USDA’s Section 32 Commodity Purchase Program. The purchase is equivalent to 30 million pounds or 300,000 barrels of US-grown cranberries, and will benefit national nutritional…

US Cranberries Featured at South India’s Biggest Culinary and Mixology Competition

US Cranberries will have a prominent presence at the upcoming Food Hospitality World (FHW), Bengaluru show June 9-11 at the White Orchid Convention Center, Bengaluru. The event will host South India’s biggest Culinary and Mixology Competition to highlight the usage and versatility of premium products like US Cranberries, Washington Apples, USA Pears, California Walnuts and…

A brief history of the cranberry

Cape Cod Life Cranberry farming has flourished on Cape Cod for 200 years, due in large part to the peninsula’s acidic peat soils, coarse sand, constant water supply, and moderately long and frost-free growing season, writes Christy Lowrance in Cranberry Harvest: A History of Cranberry Growing in Massachusetts. History of the cranberry

Cranberry Juice & Heart Health

Previous studies have shown that cranberries are rich in the types of polyphenols associated with a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke. But Novotny’s study is the first to show that cranberries confer such health benefits in a controlled-diet, double-blind clinical trial, which is considered the gold standard in health and medical research.…