#SummerCranFan Challenge

To kick off summer, the Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) has teamed up with Chef Gaby from What’s Gaby Cooking to launch the Summer Cran Fan Challenge, encouraging consumers to share a favorite summer cranberry recipe (either a picture, video or description) to help raise funds for their local food banks. The five food banks with…

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.

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.…