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For the latest information on exciting new products, events and announcements from Ocean Spray Ingredient Technology Group view our press releases and calendar below.

Corporate information and the latest releases in consumer products can be found at www.oceanspray.com.

Cranberry news

Scientists Put Their “Weight” Behind the Cranberry

December 6 2013

New evidence suggests polyphenol-rich cranberries could play a meaningful role in enhancing nutritional intakes.

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Ocean Spray cooperated with Studio M to launch the Cranberry Masterclass with recipes in China - introducing 5 exceptional recipes developed to bring out the wonderful taste of cranberries

November 5 2013

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Ocean Spray's masters class event featured Chef Leonid Zharkov at the Culinaryon Studio in Moscow showcasing the beauty and versatility of the cranberry

November 5 2013

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Ocean Spray Cranberries Launch At Fi South America

July 24 2012

For the first time, the Ocean Spray Ingredient Technology Group (ITG) is bringing the cranberry to this year's Fi South America.

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First Human Study To Demonstrate The Presence Of Cranberry Unique Polyphenols (PACS) In Urine

May 23 2012

A new study reveals for the first time that a unique class of cranberry polyphenols, Type-A proanthocyanidins (PACs), are found in human urine after consumption of a cranberry beverage.

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Ocean Spray's Cranberry Concentrate Clearing Price Stabilizes In Latest Trading Event

April 27 2012

Ocean Spray has reported the results of its latest online cranberry concentrate trading event. At the event held on April 25, Ocean Spray sold 175,400 gallons of cranberry concentrate.

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Study Shows Cranberry Juice May Reduce Recurrences of Urinary Tract Infections in Children

February 2 2012

New research has revealed that cranberry juice can help reduce recurrences of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children.

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Ocean Spray's Cranberry Concentrate Clearing Price Up 15% In Latest Trading Event

January 26 2012

Ocean Spray has reported the results of its latest online cranberry concentrate trading event. At the event held on January 25, Ocean Spray sold 171,450 gallons of cranberry concentrate.

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Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc And Complete Phytochemical Solutions, LLC Announce Project For Improvement Of Pac Testing

December 1 2011

Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc and Complete Phytochemical Solutions, LLC announce their collaboration on a project to improve the accuracy of measuring and quantifying of proanthocyanidins (PACs) in cranberries.

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Ocean Spray Trading Event Confirms Increased Demand For Cranberry Concentrate

October 31 2011

Ocean Spray has reported the results of its online cranberry concentrate trading event. Total sales of 197,500 gallons of cranberry concentrate were secured at the latest event on October 27, 2011.

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Ocean Spray Brings Berry Inspiration To Fi Europe

August 25 2011

Ocean Spray Ingredient Technology Group (ITG) will be highlighting the wide-ranging applications of the cranberry at this year's Fi Europe. With more than 1,700 new cranberry product launches in 2010..

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A Window Into The World Of Cranberry

August 15 2011

Ocean Spray's Ingredient Technology Group is launching its first ever blog, designed to keep customers and members of the food industry up-to-date with the latest company news, events and industry opinions.

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Ocean Spray And Artemis Highlight Cranberry Powder At Supplyside West 2011

August 15 2011

Ocean Spray's Ingredient Technology Group (ITG) and Artemis International, a specialty provider of nutraceutical ingredients, will be showcasing cranberry powders at this year's SupplySide West.

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Ocean Spray Announces Outcome Of July Trading Event

August 3 2011

Ocean Spray has published the results of its cranberry concentrate trading event, as the online platform celebrates its second anniversary. The eighth online event took place on July 27 and Ocean Spray reported the sale of a total 148,750 gallons of cranberry concentrate.

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New Study Reveals Potential of Cranberry Juice in Heart Health

June 1 2011

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has further underlined the role of cranberry in helping to support cardiovascular health. The study was presented to the American Heart Association as evidence of the importance of cranberry along with other fruits and vegetables for cardiovascular health.

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Ocean Spray And Artemis International Announce Strategic Partnership

May 26 2011

Ocean Spray's Ingredient Technology Group (ITG) and Artemis International, a specialty provider of nutraceutical ingredients, have announced details of their strategic partnership.

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Ocean Spray Announces Results Of Successful May 2011 Trading Event

May 11 2011

Ocean Spray has announced that a total of 166,750 gallons of cranberry concentrate were sold at the cranberry concentrate trading event on May 4. Across three contracts, pricing for Ocean Spray's cranberry concentrate increased an average of 10 percent compared to the closing prices from the last trading event in January 2011.

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Ocean Spray Celebrates SQF Certification

March 3 2011

Ocean Spray has achieved the highest attainable SQF (Safe Quality Food) certification for food manufacturing and distribution, the only sweetened dried cranberry manufacturer to be awarded this distinction.

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Ocean Spray Online

February 24 2011

Ocean Spray's Ingredient Technology Group (ITG) is pleased to announce the launch of an all-new German language website, at www.oceansprayitg.de. The website is an essential resource for food and beverage manufacturers and distributors.

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Ocean Spray ITG's BerryFusions® Fruits Boost Italian Confectioner's Cantuccini

February 24 2011

Italian confectionery brand Falcone Dolciaria has extended its cantuccini range with a new cranberry variety of the well known Italian biscuit. The family owned brand has developed the Cantuccini d"Abruzzo product with Ocean Spray Ingredient Technology Group"s (ITG) raspberry flavour BerryFusions® Fruits to create a modern fusion of classic biscuit with high quality dried fruit.

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Ocean Spray announces auction results and enhancements to upcoming auctions

February 1 2011

Ocean Spray held its latest auction of cranberry concentrate on January 28, 2011. Across three contracts, pricing for Ocean Spray's concentrate increased an average of 17% compared to the closing prices from the October 2010 auction.

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Ocean Spray reduces 2010 Crop Forecast

October 20 2010

Ocean Spray has reduced its 2010 cranberry crop forecast for both the cooperative and the industry. The cooperative believes that earlier forecasts, as recently as September, were optimistic but that lower yields, primarily due to poor weather conditions in its main growing areas, will result in a drop of over 6% compared to previous industry estimates.

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Ocean Spray presents pomegranate potential

May 18 2010

Ocean Spray has launched a new pomegranate variety of its renowned BerryFusions® Fruits. Pomegranate, a contemporary and distinctive taste, is now featured alongside the popular BerryFusion Fruit classics – strawberry, raspberry, cherry, blueberry and mango. This latest variety will inspire product innovation, while satisfying consumer demand for new and exciting flavours.

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Drinks manufacturers benefit from cranberry concentrate pricing

May 17 2010

Ocean Spray is announcing the next online auction for the sale of its cranberry concentrate, due to take place on July 28, 2010. Bidders will be able to contract for cranberry concentrate at fixed prices for extended periods of time, enabling companies to benefit from the current low pricing for cranberry concentrate. Interested bidders can find out more and register at www.cranberryauction.info.

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Ocean Spray gives a whole lot more

September 21 2009

Ocean Spray's Ingredient Technology Group has launched a new addition to the sweetened dried cranberry (SDC) range. The new Whole SDC has been developed in response to demand from snack and confectionery manufacturers for a larger fruit piece size for consumers to enjoy. With the cranberry's characteristic red color, sweet tart taste and process tolerance, the larger Whole SDC is ideal for use in the growing categories of trail mixes, confectionery and healthy treats.

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Visit Ocean Spray at:

Event Date
Next Cranberry Auction January 29, 2014
SIAL China Shanghai, China May 7-9, 2013
Booth #
N3 G 018
Fi Asia
Shanghai, China
June 25-27, 2013
Booth # N5F23
IFT
Chicago, IL
July 13-16, 2013
Booth # 3871
WorldFood
Moscow, Russia
September 16-19, 2013
US Pavilion
Fi Europe
Frankfurt, Germany
November 19-
21, 2013
Booth # 9E17,
Hall 9

For press information and enquiries, please contact:

Emily Negrin
Account Group Manager
T: 952.346.6144
M: 952.221.9758
F: 952.346.6040
Email: enegrin@webershandwick.com
8000 Norman Center Drive
Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55437