Cranberries

Nematode ‘ranching workshop’ helps cranberry growers

A workshop for Wisconsin cranberry growers interested in raising nematodes to help control red-headed flea beetles and other insect pests on their marshes was held recently on the Pergande Cranberry Marsh north of Warrens, Wisonsin.... more »

Research finds daily cranberry intake linked to reduced H. pylori infection rates

A new clinical trial found consuming cranberry juice containing 44 mg of proanthocyanidins (or "PACs") per 240-mL serving twice daily for eight weeks resulted in a 20% reduction in the H. pylori infection rate in... more »

Leadership changes at Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Nicholi Vorsa, professor in the Department of Plant Biology and director of the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension since 1988, is stepped down from his role as director, effective... more »

Researchers ponder presence of cranberry false blossom

Cranberry growers are seeing a reemergence of a disease that was a serious problem in the early 1900s but rarely observed after about 1940. Cranberry false blossom nearly decimated cranberry production in some U.S. cranberry... more »

California dried fruit pioneers join forces to acquire Wisconsin cranberry plant

California-based dried fruit industry leaders John Potter and Willie Traina have joined forces to form American Berry Co. by acquiring the CranGrow cranberry processing facility in Warrens, Wisconsin. American Berry will be led by newly... more »

Rutgers professor names ‘Vasanna’ cranberry for parents

An immigrant family’s authentic American story is behind a new model of North America’s native cranberry. Rutgers University cranberry breeder Nicholi Vorsa named his latest release, Vasanna, in memory of his parents, Vas and Anna.... more »

Ocean Spray rolls out recycling initiative

Ag co-op Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. recently launched a free recycling program that enables consumers to recycle Ocean Spray flexible plastic Craisins dried cranberries and snack packaging for alternative use. Through the partnership with innovative... more »

Biggest cranberry crop since 2016 forecast by Cranberry Marketing Committee

At its annual summer meeting Aug. 11, the Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) announced new membership for the term beginning Aug. 1, 2020 .through July 31, 2022. Also at its summer meeting, the committee completed its... more »

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