It’s been called the "crimson harvest." And you would know why if you ever saw a flooded cranberry bog—the water bright red with the color of berries that have risen to the surface. Set this against a backdrop of autumn foliage and blue sky and you have a work of art showcasing one of North America’s native foods. Flavored sweetened dried cranberries have high processing tolerance, delivering flavor and texture to cookies, bagels, breads, and other applications.

Scenes such as this were viewed during Ocean Spray Cranberries’ 2006 International Harvest Media Event, held in the Cape Cod area of Massachusetts, October 16–19, 2006. Attending the o…

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