Nutrition and Food Safety

Healthy Lifestyles Begin With Safe, Nutritious Food

Nutrition and Food Safety - Healthy Lifestyles Begin With Safe, Nutritious Food

Cherries: Tart, Sour, or Pie

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Cherries are the smallest members of the stone fruit family, which includes plums, apricots, nectarines, and peaches. Cherries are typically classified as either sweet or tart. Tart cherries are also called sour or pie cherries. Sweet cherries include Bing cherries, Lambert cherries, Rainier cherries and are grown mainly in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Tart cherries include the Montmorency and Balaton varieties and are produced primarily in Michigan. Continue reading