Cherry Central News
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.
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.
Cherry Central Cooperative Plans Closure of Oceana Foods
Cherry Central Cooperative Plans Closure of Oceana Foods Facility Located in Shelby, MI Shelby, MI (July 2nd, 2021) — Due to an unexpected year-over-year Montmorency tart
Our Products Health Benefit Highlights
With a wide range of product offerings come a lot of benefits, including health benefits. With summer right around the corner, check out some of our favorite health highlights.
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.
Four Easy Ways to Make Tart Cherries Part of your Daily Training Routine
We all know there is never enough time in one day, so let’s take a look at some ways we can quickly incorporate tart cherries to help benefit those short 24 hours.
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.
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.
Balancing functionality, flavor in sports nutrition applications
Tart cherry was named as one of the key botanicals to help active consumers meet their fitness goals in 2020, according to Natural Products Insider.