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. Millennials are breaking the mold by transforming sit-downs into potlucks, roasted turkey into turkey meatballs…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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

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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 in many of its U.S. facilities, which include school and university dining centers, business cafés, healthcare…

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