Take a new look at the power of Montmorency Tart Cherries

This traditional pie ingredient has gained a new reputation – praised for its versatility, nutrient density and health benefits.

There are now more than 60 studies specifically on Montmorency tart cherries and scientists continue to uncover new and important benefits of this fruit.

Nearly all of the health research on cherries has been conducted on the U.S. grown Montmorency variety vs. any other type of cherry. Studies on this ruby red superfruit have included research on arthritisgout, exercise recovery, sleep, heart health and gut health.

Discover more about each benefit below.

Health benefits of tart cherries


For decades, people with arthritis have consumed Montmorency tart cherry juice for the relief of their symptoms.


Recent studies have shown that the consumption of Montmorency tart cherries helps reduce the risk of gout attacks.

Gut Health

Emerging research suggests Montmorency tart cherries may play a role in gut health and offer digestive health benefits.

Heart Health

Preliminary studies have explored Montmorency tart cherries and the effect on blood pressure and blood lipids.

Recovery & Training

Montmorency tart cherry juice is rapidly gaining a following among elite athletes and exercisers as a recovery drink.


Montmorency tart cherries are one of the few food sources of melatonin, critical in regulating your sleep-wake cycle.

Tart Cherries are always in Season!

Montmorency Tart Cherries are harvested in the summer, yet they’re available all year-round in multiple tasty forms: dried, frozen, canned, 100% juice and juice concentrate.

You can use them to add a pop of colour, a nutrient punch and a hint of sweet-tart flavor to overnight oats, grain bowls, salads, side dishes, trail mixes and much more.

Try our fantastic range of delicious tart cherry recipes today.


So where do Montmorency Tart Cherries come from?

Tart or sour cherries (Prunus cerasus) are an American fruit, grown primarily in seven U.S. states: Michigan, Utah, Wisconsin, Washington, Oregon, Pennsylvania and New York. The U.S. variety is called Montmorency.

While the name may come from a valley in France, Montmorency tart cherries are strictly grown in the U.S. So when you buy Montmorency tart cherries, you’re supporting American family farms, all the way from the UK.

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