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Cherry Season is in Full Swing for FirstFruits Marketing of Washington

BY: Adam Brady | DATE: June 15, 2017

YAKIMA, Wash. - June 15, 2017 - FirstFruits Marketing of Washington announces that the 2017 cherry season is well under way with exceptional quality and great color available now.

FirstFruits is currently shipping dark sweet cherries and Rainier cherries will be available in limited quantities starting June 16, with full volume beginning June 22. Both dark sweet and Rainier cherries are available in conventional and organic varieties.

"The cherry crop looks excellent this season in terms of quality," said Chuck Zeutenhorst, general manager of FirstFruits. "The color is just outstanding and we're looking forward to working with our retail partners to present their customers with a great cherry program this season." 

Both dark sweet and Rainier cherries are available in a variety of pack styles including pouches and clamshells.

For more information, please contact FirstFruits Marketing at (509) 853-4710.

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