For the second year, Cherry Republic will take its Traveling Test Kitchen on the road to give customers a sneak peak into the new recipes the cherry retailer is considering for upcoming product development.
Last spring marked the event’s inaugural Michigan tour to Cherry Republic’s six retail locations in Glen Arbor, Traverse City, Charlevoix, Ann Arbor, Frankenmuth, and Holland. The test kitchen was eagerly received by customers, who taste-tested two new nut mixes and two new cherry beverages. This year’s offerings will include some exciting new options that are a departure from Cherry Republic’s traditional product line, says Andrew Moore, Cherry Republic’s Director of Marketing.
“We were pleasantly surprised by the enthusiastic response we received at our Traveling Test Kitchen events last year, and we can’t wait to get back out there again this spring,” Moore says. “Our ‘citizens’ really had fun with the event, while also taking it pretty seriously! They gave us some fantastic feedback that we took into account when finalizing our recipes.”
This free event will be held from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on the following dates at these locations:
● March 21-22, TRAVERSE CITY Cherry Republic, 154 E. Front St.
● March 28-29, GLEN ARBOR Cherry Republic, 6026 S. Lake St.
● April 4-5, HOLLAND Cherry Republic, 29 W. Eighth St.
● April 10-11, ANN ARBOR Cherry Republic, 223 S. Main St.
● April 18-19, FRANKENMUTH Cherry Republic, 925 S. Main St.
● April 25-26, CHARLEVOIX Cherry Republic, 221 Bridge St.
About Cherry Republic
Cherry Republic donates one percent of its annual sales to nonprofits that positively impact the environment and communities throughout Michigan. Founded in 1989, the company employs approximately 80 year-round workers and has retail stores in Glen Arbor, Traverse City, Ann Arbor, Holland, Frankenmuth, and Charlevoix.