Diane Moss, right, of Elm Lake Cranberry Co., an Ocean Spray cooperative farm, talks with a tourist in New York.
Some come to New York City for the shopping, some for the food or art. But Diane Moss comes for the cranberries.
On a morning last week, Moss, 55, of Wisconsin Rapids could be found wading in 2,000 pounds of floating cranberries in the middle of Rockefeller Square, sharing the details of her family cranberry business with eager tourists. She was part of a large exhibition put on by Ocean Spray to market the company and educate people about how cranberries are produced.
Ocean Spray is cooperatively owned - all members share the profits - and consists of more than 700 family farms. But not all of the ...