Quantcast
Last updated on April 23, 2014 at 17:28 EDT

Latest Grape juice Stories

2013-10-03 16:22:16

CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch's, a family-farmer owned company and the leading marketer of Concord and Niagara grape-based products, appointed global public relations agency Ketchum as its agency of record after a competitive pitch. The account will be led by Ketchum Midwest's Food & Agriculture Practice, based in Chicago. "We chose Ketchum due to their strong understanding of consumer media, creative ideas, as well as tremendous depth in the agriculture space,"...

2012-11-16 08:24:32

Tireless Effort During Growing Season Produced Quality, Tasty Fruit CONCORD, Mass., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In spite of multiple curve balls pitched by Mother Nature this year - summertime temperatures in March, freezing temperatures in April, and drought conditions in June through August - the Concord grape harvest of 2012 is yielding fruit that is as tasty as ever, even though there are fewer of them. Welch's family farmers worked tirelessly to get the harvest in so...

2012-04-26 10:23:57

100th Anniversary of Fenway Marked by World's Largest Collective Toast BOSTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guinness World Records recently confirmed that a new record for the largest toast in one venue was set by 32,904 baseball fans raising a glass on April 20, 2012, at Fenway Park's 100th anniversary. Nearly 40,000 cans of Welch's Sparkling Grape Juice Cocktail were given out for fans to say "cheers to 100 years." (Photo:...

2011-10-03 08:00:00

CONCORD, Mass., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data just released from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 1,000 farmers markets have opened in the past year, a 17 percent increase from 2010(1). At the same time, farm-to-table restaurants continue to crop up in cities nationwide, further demonstrating Americans' interest in seasonal eating. In celebration of the Concord grape harvest season, which occurs for just a few short weeks each Fall, Welch's has teamed up with...

2011-01-31 15:38:00

CONCORD, Mass., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today released their 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which provides Americans recommendations for healthy eating and drinking options to incorporate into their lifestyle and to promote overall health. And Americans are in luck thanks to Welch's 100% Grape Juice, which is made with over 20 Concord grapes per 4-ounce glass and...

2010-11-08 12:30:00

WESTFIELD, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 1,150 grape growers delivered this year's Concord and Niagara juice-grape crop to Welch's receiving plants in New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Washington State. Welch's is the co-op's wholly owned marketing arm producing and selling the Welch's products consumers have been enjoying since 1869. Says Richard Erdle, director Member Relations, "This year's crop yielded only 78 percent of the co-op's average crop size, due in large...

2010-10-18 10:30:00

CONCORD, Mass. and NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch's, the world's leading marketer of Concord and Niagara grape-based products, today announced it has named Porter Novelli its public relations agency of record. Welch's cited Porter Novelli's experience and proven results working on a broad variety of food, nutrition and agricultural brands. "We selected Porter Novelli because of their keen understanding of not only our consumer, but also their ability to work with consumer...

2010-04-21 11:30:00

CONCORD, Mass., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Fruit and vegetable gardens are sprouting up in schools across the country thanks to a unique Harvest Grants program from Welch's and Scholastic Parent & Child® magazine with the assistance of the National Gardening Association. The Welch's Harvest Grants program has awarded 100 schools across the country garden packages filled with tools, seeds, and educational materials. Planting, tending and eventually harvesting their own...

2010-02-23 08:00:00

CONCORD, Mass., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The first of the Baby Boomer Generation is turning 65 next year. The number of older Americans is on the rise(1) as is the need to address age related health issues. Research published in the March issue of the prestigious British Journal of Nutrition has shown that Concord grape juice may help support healthy brain function in certain population groups, especially older adults with early memory decline. Data from the double-blind,...

2009-11-16 08:30:00

CONCORD, Mass., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch's® and Scholastic Parent & Child® Magazine have launched a unique Harvest Grants program to help 100 winning schools nationwide grow fruit and vegetable gardens. Thousands of school children nationwide will have the opportunity to participate in this unique, hands-on learning experience that can help bring to life subjects such as science, math and even literacy. Starting this month, K-8 teachers are...