Cherry Republic releases 2021 preserves
GLEN ARBOR — Cherry Republic will release its first jam of the 2021 growing season on Wednesday, the company announced in a release.
Picked Tuesday and delivered to Leelanau Fruit Company in Suttons Bay, Montmorency tart cherries will be rushed to Cherry Republic’s manufacturing facility in Empire and turned into the company’s 2021 Montmorency Nouveau Preserves.
An initial supply of the freshly-made jam will be delivered to Cherry Republic retail stores in Glen Arbor, Traverse City and Charlevoix on Wednesday morning. Cherry Republic stores in Ann Arbor, Frankenmuth and Holland will receive supplies within the next couple of days.
“Not everyone is fortunate enough to have experienced picking a cherry straight from the tree and popping…