Cherry Central Cooperative, Inc. has been named as one of 40 leading businesses for "The GOOD Company Project"

Highlighting 40 midmarket businesses that are working better and smarter for a smarter and better world

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cherry Central has been selected as one of 40 businesses to be profiled in The GOOD Company Project presented by GOOD, an integrated media platform for people and organizations moving the world forward. The project, in collaboration with IBM, highlights 40 businesses, with between 100 and 1,000 employees, for their positive contributions toward economic and social improvement.

The GOOD Company Project selected Cherry Central for their outstanding leadership, effort, and achievement in the following core values: they are Globalized, Sustainable and Innovative. Receiving this recognition from The GOOD Company Project is a great confirmation of the positive role Cherry Central has played, not only creating an economic impact, but a social one as well.

Each company selected excelled in at least two of the identified six core values, characteristic of a good company in the 21st century. The core values are: Innovative, Sustainable, Creative, Socially Responsible, Diverse, and Globalized.

The GOOD Company Project seeks to explore and foster ongoing discussion about the ideas, trends, and firms that will set the tone for business in the 21st century. A list of all 40 companies selected for The GOOD Company Project is presented below.

For more information about The GOOD Company Project and the businesses profiled please visit


Cherry Central Cooperative, Inc. is a federated marketing cooperative representing grower owned processing plants across North America. Cherry Central is a global marketer of frozen, canned, bottled and dried products. The cooperative has been recognized by the Michigan Department of Agriculture as its 2005 and 2010 Michigan Agriculture Exporter of the Year. Cherry Central was formed in 1973 and has its corporate offices in Traverse City, Michigan. For more information please visit


GOOD is the integrated media platform for people who want to live well and do good, and a community for the people, businesses, and NGOs moving the world forward. GOOD's mission is to provide content, experiences, and utilities to serve this community.

GOOD currently produces a website, videos, live events, and a print magazine.

Launched in September 2006, the company has garnered praise for its unique editorial perspective and fresh visual aesthetic and is quickly positioning itself as a significant new voice in our culture.

Media Contact: Steve Eiseler of Cherry Central Cooperative, Inc, 231-946-1860,

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