24-Feb-2022 By Stephen Daniells
Cranberry cooperative Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. is leveraging artificial intelligence (A.I.) from tech firm Canomiks to test and certify the biological efficacy of the cranberry.
09-Dec-2020 By Hank Schultz
A new qualified health claim for cranberry approved in 2020 will help buoy sales of the ingredient in 2021 and beyond, a supplier says.
22-Jul-2020 By Stephen Daniells
The US Food and Drug Administration will not object to the use of certain qualified health claims regarding consuming certain cranberry juice and supplements and a reduced risk of recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) in healthy women.
11-Nov-2019 By Mary Ellen Shoup
Ocean Spray will become the exclusive provider of dried cranberries for HelloFresh in 2020, seeking to expand use and consumption beyond the fall and winter seasons.
03-Nov-2017 By Elizabeth Crawford
They say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down and that certainly has been a major play for selling tart-tasting cranberries that are bursting with health benefits – but as the war on sugar grows, this strategy is at risk, forcing stakeholders...
18-Nov-2016 By Elizabeth Crawford
For most Americans cranberry sauce is a Thanksgiving staple, but it isn’t the dish everyone clamors for -- which the fruit’s industry stakeholders hope to change with aggressive marketing campaigns, innovative product launches and science-backed claims.
13-Oct-2015 By Stephen DANIELLS
Drinking cranberry juice may improve vascular function and blood pressure, says a new study funded by the Cranberry Institute.
11-Jan-2013 By Stephen Daniells
Ocean Spray has made its first international acquisition with the cranberry processing business of Cran Chile, providing the cranberry giant with a strategic South American location and increased capacity.
08-Aug-2011 By Shane Starling
Ocean Spray saw price fluctuations compared to May auction levels as the cranberry leader sold 148,750 gallons of concentrate at its eighth auction since switching to the sales system in 2009.
02-Feb-2011 By Shane Starling
Ocean Spray will change its auction policies to add certainty to opening prices the cranberry leader said after closing its latest cranberry concentrate auction that saw prices rise 17 percent over three selling periods.
Fruit sweetened dried cranberry launch at IFT
Dispatches from IFT
20-Jul-2010 By Mike Stones
Cranberry specialist, Massachusetts-based Ocean Spray has launched a new fruit sweetened dried cranberry at the Institute of Food Technologist's (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago, Illinois.
Ocean Spray rejects cranberry mislabeling claim
23-Nov-2009 By Caroline Scott-Thomas
Ocean Spray has denied claims by the National Consumers League (NCL) that the company’s Choice sweetened dried cranberry product is more sugar than cranberry and therefore falsely labeled.
Consumer group targets Ocean Spray cranberry ingredient
20-Nov-2009 By Caroline Scott-Thomas
The National Consumers League (NCL) has written to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), accusing Ocean Spray of falsely marketing its Choice sweetened dried cranberry ingredient.
Still a fine line between cranberry supply and demand, says Ocean Spray
09-Oct-2009 By Caroline Scott-Thomas
Supply and demand for its cranberry products continues to be a balancing act at Ocean Spray despite bringing extra acres on board, according to the company.
Ocean Spray plans virtual cranberry summit
05-Aug-2009 By Caroline Scott-Thomas
Ocean Spray’s Ingredient Technology Group has announced a virtual Cranberry World Summit for members of the food industry, to take place online in September.
Study identifies optimal conditions for cranberry storage
As demand for cranberries grows around the world, a Canadian scientist has reported the optimal storage conditions to extend the shelf-life of one of nature’s super fruits.
Demand for cranberries close to outstripping supply
29-Sep-2008 By Sarah Hills
Ocean Spray has opened what it describes as the largest cranberry processing facility in the world but it said that it could be expanded further, if only there was enough fruit to go round.
Ocean Spray highlights cranberry versatility
10-Sep-2008 By Lorraine Heller
Ocean Spray, a major cranberry agricultural cooperative, is giving the healthy berry another marketing push, in an effort to highlight its versatility in different savory applications.
Ocean Spray goes for Asian bakery market
04-Apr-2008 By Charlotte Eyre
Ocean Spray is continuing to push into the Asia-Pacific
bakery market with a new partnership with Taiwan-based baker
ChiaTe, the company announced yesterday.
High cranberry demand drives Decas expansion
29-Feb-2008 By Lorraine Heller
Decas Cranberry Products is to expand its cranberry production
facilities in a bid to meet growing industry demand for the healthy
berry ingredient in foods and beverages.
Cranberry not just for Christmas
20-Dec-2007 By Alex McNally
Cranberry is no longer just for Christmas as growth in consumer
demand has helped the little red berry find its way into some 900
brand new products this year - a staggering rise from the 2006
position of 54 launches, according to...
Health-conscious Asia delivers for Ocean Spray ingredients
07-Dec-2007 By Jess Halliday
Ocean Spray has reported huge growth in sales of cranberry
ingredients to the Asia-Pacific market in the past 12 months, as
health-conscious are tuning in to the red berry's health benefits.
Consumer demand for cranberries fuels shortage fears
26-Nov-2007 By Alex McNally
Ocean Spray has played down fears of a shortage in cranberries due
to bad weather - and has said the harvest has been virtually the
same as last year.
Ocean Spray puts the cranberry into mooncakes
08-Nov-2007 By Simon Pitman
Ocean Spray's Ingredients Technology Group (ITG) claims its success
in marketing cranberry-related food and drink ingredients in Asia
has led to the launch of cranberry-flavoured Chinese mooncakes.
Lallemands cranberry powder gets green light
17-Oct-2007 By Alex McNally
Lallemand Health Ingredients has reported a positive result for a
pilot clinical study for its Nutrican90s supplement.
Ocean Spray expansion continues as cranberry demand soars
24-Aug-2007 By Lorraine Heller
Cranberry giant Ocean Spray is again expanding its processing
capacity in an effort to catch up with soaring global demand for
products containing sweetened dried cranberries.
Ocean Spray expands cranberry production to meet increased demand
20-Dec-2006 By staff reporter
Cranberry giant Ocean Spray is expanding its dried cranberry
production to meet expanding global demand for the healthy
ingredient, which is said to have grown 30 percent over the past
Ocean Spray set to emphasise health at Vitafoods
09-May-2006 By staff reporter
Ocean Spray plans to reinforce the health benefits behind its
portfolio of cranberry ingredients at this week's Vitafoods
exhibition in Geneva.
Ocean Spray doubles plant capacity as cranberries soar
19-Apr-2006 By Lorraine Heller
Strong demand for cranberry-based ingredients for functional foods
has led co-operative Ocean Spray to double production capacity at
its plant in Middleboro, Massachusetts.
New low sugar high fiber cranberry targets healthy food applications
07-Dec-2005 By Lorraine Heller
US cranberry co-operative Ocean Spray is launching a low sugar,
high fiber sweetened dry cranberry product designed for use in a
variety of health positioned food applications including baked
goods and cereals.
Recent deals boost bottom line for Northland Cranberries
Cranberry supplier Northland Cranberries gains from agreement with
rival Ocean Spray plus sale of branded juice business, reporting a
lift in income for the third quarter this year.
Brit to head Ocean Spray's health drive
Ocean Spray said yesterday that it had chosen a Brit to help give
the company a healthier profile, appointing Geoffrey Woolford as
vice president of research and development.
Northland Cranberries loses branded juice business
Northland Cranberries said on Wednesday that it had sold its
branded juice business to Port Washington, New York based Apple
& Eve for around $10.8 million, causing the loss of 35 jobs.
New generation juicy fruit ingredients for bakery formulations
US cranberry co-operative Ocean Spray will roll out a plumper
version of its health ingredient for use in bakery products onto
the European food market in the next few months, hoping to see
value-added ingredients boost a bottom line...
New evidence to support the health benefits of cranberries comes
from the US this week as researchers suggest cranberries may reduce
brain cell damage associated with stroke.
Ocean Spray downgraded
Continuing uncertainty and senior management turmoil at cranberry
supplier Ocean Spray has led Moody's to downgrade the firm's
short-term and preferred stock ratings, with further downgrade
possible in the near future.
Northland reports increase in sales
US cranberry juice manufacturer Northland Cranberries, that
recently made a bid for rival Ocean Spray, on Monday reported a
rise in second quarter net income compared to the same period in
Ocean Spray cuts jobs
Ocean Spray has axed 58 corporate-level jobs in a bid to streamline
the company and help it restore profitability for its