Cranberries

General Information

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Fresh season typically Mid-September through October.

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Small-sized red berry with small seeds.

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Grown in Oregon, Massachusetts, Wisconsin.

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Once an important food and medicine for Native Americans.

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Revolutionary War veteran Henry Hall planted the first commercial cranberry beds in Dennis, Massachusetts in 1816.

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Today, cranberries are farmed on approximately 40,000 acres (16,200 hectares) across the northern United States and Canada.

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Health Benefits

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North American women have been drinking cranberry juice cocktail for years as a traditional remedy for bladder infections and to maintain urinary tract health.

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Cranberries are an excellent source of "antioxidants," which help protect against cancer, heart disease and other diseases.

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