March 20 AM Live Ag Report

FRESNO, Calif.

A research company says cherries are quickly becoming more and more popular ingredient in fruit juices. Cherries have many health benefits and consumer demand along with abundant supplies have led to more cherries in juices.

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Strawberries will also be in abundance at the supermarket this year.

California growers are on pace to produce the largest strawberry crop in years. Farmers say the recent rain will not affect the current crop.

A spokesman for the California Strawberry Commission says even though the supply of strawberries has been increasing significantly in the last few weeks, peak volumes are yet to be reached.

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