Cherry Central News

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2021 North American Crop Update

After the 2020 tart cherry harvest (which was the worst harvest since 2012), North American growers were hopeful that 2021 would bring bountiful crops in key growing regions, including Michigan.

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Home Grown Traverse City Roots

Here at Cherry Central, we are fortunate enough to have our headquarters in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan. Although our Cherry Cooperative was founded in 1973, Traverse City’s relationship with cherries began well before that.

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Running on Red

Are you a runner or cyclist looking for a way to get the most out of your workout and recovery? If that’s the case, tart cherry juice may be the answer you are looking for.

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Small clusters of bright red cherries hang from the branches of a cherry tree with a National Cherry Month graphic.

Happy National Cherry Month!

February is National Cherry Month, and you may be thinking to yourself, really, February? Although February brings cold winter days, it is rooted in numerous historical events that pertain to our beloved super fruit.

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A close up of chocolate cherry dessert bars with whole cherries and chocolate sauce on the side.

The Tart Food Trend

We know product developers and chefs routinely use consumer trends to inspire new innovations. One trend that has been gaining momentum in recent years has been the demand for sour, less sweet foods and beverages.

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