FruitFast Announces First Recipe Contest Berry-Cherry Challenge Entries Due April 5th

Top Quote Cooks, chefs and bakers of all abilities and backgrounds are invited to enter the Berry Cherry Challenge from Brownwood Acres/ FruitFast. It's the first ever recipe contest sponsored by the industry leader of natural, all-fruit products promoting healthy living, End Quote
  • Lansing-East Lansing, MI (1888PressRelease) March 23, 2011 - Contest manager and FruitFast resident gourmet cook/ blogger, Debbie Colaianni, says the winning original recipe entrant using FruitFast products will receive their choice of either a new KitchenAid Mixer or a $250 cash prize.

    The Berry-Cherry Challenge starts now with entries accepted through Tuesday, April 5. The top three winners will be announced on Wednesday, April 20. Second and third place winners will receive $125 and $75 respectively of FruitFast products. Plus the first 25 contest entrants will receive $2 off any Brownwood Acres/ FruitFast product of their choice just for entering!

    "The two contest categories are Entrées and Desserts," said Debbie, who will judge the final entries with two FruitFast staffers. "The possibilities for imaginative recipes seems limitless as submissions can incorporate Brownwood Acres/ FruitFast products and our extensive line of super fruit juice concentrates, dried fruits, fruit liquid varieties of CherryFlex, Mixed Berry and Wonderful Pomegranate. We are very excited to see what creative concoctions are entered and then share them with our customers on our website, with Facebook friends and the general public."

    The first phase judging criteria will be based on originality, ease of preparation and creative use of the FruitFast product(s).

    Successful submissions moving on to Phase II will be judged on originality, ease of preparation, taste, and creative use of fruit. The panel will prepare and judge the final entries based on this criteria.

    Contestants must be 18 or older, residents of the US or the District of Columbia. Original recipes created by the entrant may be submitted with name and contact information by email to debbie ( @ ) fruitfast dot com or mail to: FruitFast/ Berry-Cherry Challenge, PO Box 261, Traverse City, MI 49685-0261 dot Entries may be faxed to 231 dot 947 dot 1408 dot

    Berry-Cherry Challenge recipes may also be accompanied with photos or video, and while encouraged, are not necessary. See complete recipe contest rules at
    Be sure to check the Brownwood Acres website, Berry Cherry Challenge website, and the FruitFast Facebook page ( often for contest updates, reminders and the winners!

    FruitFast® is the world's exclusive producer of whole fruit softgel capsules including CherryFlex, Wild BlueberryIQ, Wonderful Pomegranate, and the newest product in the FruitFast line - CherryFlex ProSport Shots. The functional food company also markets a variety of fruit supplement liquids, concentrates and bars made from 100% fruit. All products can be ordered online or call toll free (1.877.591.3101) Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.

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