Northwest Cherries Promotable Through Summer

Despite the lateness of the U.S. Northwest cherry crop harvest, the silver lining is that this year's season will extend through the summer, with late July being the peak of the harvest. The crop is expected to not only run later, but longer, with promotable volumes forecasted through August. The lateness of the harvest, due to cold climate conditions this past spring, is primarily responsible

YAKIMA, Wash. — Despite the lateness of the U.S. Northwest cherry crop harvest, the silver lining is that this year's season will extend through the summer, with late July being the peak of the harvest. The crop is expected to not only run later, but longer, with promotable volumes forecasted through August.

The lateness of the harvest, due to cold climate conditions this past spring, is primarily responsible for the delayed season. Rainier cherries provided a significant porti

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