Tart cherry juice: mixing and serving suggestions

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New to drinking cherry juice? Here is a brief introduction to mixing and enjoying delicious 100% Montmorency tart cherry juice. Getting Started: Cherry juice concentrate should be refrigerated upon arrival. You can store it for 6 months in the refrigerator or 12 months in the freezer. King Orchards cherry juice concentrate is concentrated to 68 brix; […]

Doctor Oz Feature on Tart Cherry Juice, the Ultimate Antioxidant

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Tart cherry juice was recently featured on the popular Dr. Oz Show. You can see a video of the show here: Amazing Antioxidants: Tart Cherry Juice In the feature, Dr. Oz talked about some of the exciting research being done on Montmorency tart cherries, particularly in the areas of heart health, muscle recovery and natural […]

Mid Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention

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My wife Rose and I went out to Pennsylvania for the Mid Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Growers Convention last week. We went to the convention to market Cherry Juice Concentrate along with our Dried Cherry Products. There were a lot of vendors there selling Farm Market Items, Farm Equipment, Financing Institutions and Everything for the […]

Tart Cherry Juice Sale

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For the month of February (February is National Cherry Month), we will be having a sale on Cherry Juice Concentrate. Instead of 13.99 it will be 12.99 a quart. Also, if you buy a case (12 qts to a case) of Cherry Juice you will receive a free 1lb bag of our deliciously sweet All […]

“Why February?”

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Why February for National Cherry Month? That question has been floating around our office the past few days. I believe that it has to do with George Washington cutting down a cherry tree and since we celebrate his birthday in February … My niece, Meg, pointed out that it is stupid to not have National […]

Mixing Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate

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We recommend a mixture of 1 part King Orchards tart cherry juice concentrate to 7 parts water. One easy recipe is to mix 1/2 cup concentrate with 3 1/2 cups of water to make one quart of juice.  (hint: an empty KO juice bottle works great for this.) Many of our customers are on a […]

Hot Mulled Cherry and Apple Cider Recipe

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Celebrate apple season and those cooler autumn evenings with this robust, red cider made with cherry juice, apple cider, and your favorite spices. Cheers! Ingredients: 1/3 cup lemon peel, cut into 1/4″ strips 1 /2 cup orange peel, cut into 1/4″ strips 2 cups apple cider 4 cups tart cherry juice (1/2 cup King Orchards […]

Take the Cherry Challenge Answers

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Take the Cherry Challenge (page 60 of the September 2009 issue of Prevention magazine or see our 8/25 blog post) then scroll down to check your answers. Answers: 1-C:  Melatonin is a naturally occurring antioxidant in Tart Cherries that helps maintain normal sleep patterns. Tart cherries are one of the few known food sources of […]

Red Recharger Cherry Smoothie Recipe

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Tart cherry juice after a workout is the way many athletes ease muscle soreness. This triple hit of tart cherries, antioxidants, and protein is a great post-exercise treat. Ingredients: 1 cup thawed tart cherries (canned tart cherries are an easy and less expensive alternative) 1 cup fresh or partially frozen strawberries 3 Tablespoons orange juice […]

Tart Cherry Mojito

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Ingredients: 2 1/2 teaspoons super fine granulated sugar 3 Tablespoons tart cherry juice 12 mint leaves Squeeze of fresh lime juice 1 ounce white rum 1/2 cup soda or seltzer water Ice Directions: Place 6 mint leaves in a tall glass. Crush mint leaves with a muddler, or with the back of a spoon. Add […]


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