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 Creation Teal Carpenter, School Nutrition Director at Gloversville Enlarged School District in Gloversville, NY was declared the $500 grand prize winner in the 2015 Cranberry Marketing Committee USA / Mushroom Council Search for the Next Great Cranberry-Mushroom Recipe Contest. School…

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.

America’s Original Superfruit, the Cranberry, Makes a Splash in China with Limited Edition Cranberry Beer

The Cranberry Marketing Committee, USA (CMC) and the Boxing Cat Brewery of Shanghai announced a new, limited edition Cranberry Superfruit Ale at an event for Chinese media on June 18. The unique beer is made with cranberry juice concentrate, and its name was inspired by the U.S. cranberry’s nickname, “America’s Original Superfruit®.” The beer and…

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 all-important thumbs up from Deerfield, Wisconsin students! Don’t have 30 mouths to feed? Here’s the recipe serving 8. Prep Time: 45…

Korea’s California Pizza Kitchen Goes “Cranzy” for Cranberries

Inspired by cranberry menu recipes developed and presented by R&D staff from foodservice, restaurants and manufacturers, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) in South Korea is currently promoting a delicious suite of cranberry-themed menu items  throughout their six nationwide restaurants. Recipes include a Cranberry Caramel Onion Steak, Cranberry Honey Gorgonzola Pizza, California Cranberry Salad Wrap, and a Berry Medley Sangria.…

Economic Impact Study

This study reports on the economic impact of the North American cranberry industry. The study entailed collection of primary data on cranberry production and processing from public sources and, in some cases, from proprietary sources on a confidential basis. These data were assimilated and interpreted to create a complete picture of the production and processing…