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Ocean Spray fires CEO, announces interim leader

The board of directors for Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. has tabbed James White as interim CEO after firing CEO and president Bobby Chacko for violating the company’s policy against harassment.

Minor Crop Farmer Alliance honors Humfeld, Korson

The Minor Crop Farmer Alliance has honored Phil Korson of Cherry Marketing Institute and Terry Humfeld of Cranberry Institute for their service to the specialty crops industry.

Debunking myths and enjoying cranberry season

Cranberries don’t need to float in a bog to hit the sweet spot for the fresh market consumer.

Cranberry crop down in Wisconsin

A cool early growing season and late heat will reduce the supply of top grade Wisconsin cranberries this year, one marketer reports.

Sun Belle promotes organic and biodynamic certified berries

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Schiller Park, Ill.-based Sun Belle is promoting organic and biodynamic cranberries and blueberries this fall, along with a wide variety of other berry offerings.

North Bay Produce releases dried fruit lines

Traverse City, Mich.-based North Bay Produce Inc. has added dried fruits to its offerings.

U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement stops tariffs on some produce

Japan has agreed to eliminate tariffs on a number of U.S. exports, including almonds, blueberries and sweet corn.

Oppenheimer to ship Ocean Spray label

Oppenheimer's first Ocean Spray cranberry shipments are scheduled near the first day of fall.

Cranberry Marketing Committee adds partners, promos

In June, the Cranberry Marketing Committee entered into a partnership with the U.S. Rowing team.

Cranberry marketers try to shake holiday-only label

Cranberry popularity rises with the holiday season but uses for the nutrient-dense fruit can extend year-round.