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.…