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CMC 2016-18 Members & Crop Production Forecast

CMC 2016-18 Members & Crop Production Forecast

The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) held its annual summer meeting August 8 and 9 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. During this meeting Committee members and alternates were announced into their roles for the term beginning August 1, 2016 and running through July 31, 2018....

Massachusetts School Planning Cranberry Curriculum

Superintendent Stephen Dempsey said that the school is working with the state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation, Department of Agricultural Resources, Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association and companies producing cranberry products to revitalize the...

Wisconsin Leads Cranberry Production for 22nd Year

WSCGA This fall, Wisconsin’s cranberry industry is once again projected to produce more cranberries than any other state, with an estimated crop of approximately 5.2 million barrels of fruit, according to projections announced today by the U.S. Department of...

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

US Cranberries Featured at Food Hospitality World

US Cranberries will be featured at South India’s biggest Culinary and Mixology Competition as part of the upcoming Food Hospitality World (FHW), Bengaluru show June 9-11 at the White Orchid Convention Center, Bengaluru. SUS Cranberries Featured at Food Hospitality...

Survey Says Cranberry Eaters Are Healthy & Active

Four-fifths (80%) of the U.S. population enjoy cranberries, according to a survey commissioned by the Cranberry Marketing Committee. The nationwide survey found that in general, more cranberry eaters than non-cranberry eaters say they work out and are...

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...

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...

Grower Spotlight: Annie’s Crannies

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...

Stock Fresh Cranberries to Drive Seasonal Produce Sales

Stock Fresh Cranberries to Drive Seasonal Produce Sales

From mid-September through December, fresh cranberries are harvested and available for your store shelves. U.S.-grown cranberries are in season for just a few months, but with big promotions, you can drive greater sales of this favorite fall fruit. Whether you combine...

Seeing red this summer and fall

Are you making travel plans for this summer and fall? Mark your calendars and schedule some time to attend at least one of the following cranberry festivals taking place in #ucranberries growing regions. Most take place in September and October, but the first one is...

Celebrate Good Nutrition by Adding Cranberries

Cranberry Institute If you aren’t already a cranberry lover, this is the perfect time to consider adding this unique berry to your meals to boost taste and your health. Cranberries, also known as America’s Original Superfruit®, have gained a venerable reputation in...

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...

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,...

Cranberries are superfood of the month in April

The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) is pleased to announce its partnership with Compass Group to feature cranberries as the superfood of the month in April 2016. Compass Group, one of the world’s largest foodservice management companies, will feature cranberries...

UMass Cranberry Station scheduled for a face lift

Brian Wick, Executive Director of CCCGA The UMass Cranberry Station, a little known world class research center in East Wareham, is scheduled for a face lift. The plan is to update the research facility, constructed in the 1960s, with modern laboratories and...

More Colorful, Hardier Cranberry

Rutgers Today Rutgers researchers have developed a new, hardier variety of cranberry that is able to withstand disease and has a larger round berry with a more even color than other breeds. More Colorful, Hardier Cranberry