How to Pit Cherries

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Summertime is cherry season! It doesn’t get much tastier than a fresh, ripe cherry off the tree.

However, nobody enjoys biting down hard onto a cherry pit and having to spit it out, or cut out the pit with a knife beforehand.  I’m going to teach you how to avoid the spitting and cutting, and the giant mess.

Below is a video tutorial and a step-by-step infographic showing my favorite way of how to pit cherries! As long as you have an aluminum can lying around, as well as a chopstick or other long skinny utensil, you can pit a cherry with ease!

If you’re looking for cherries in stores this season, our partner and friends at Sage Fruit Company grows some of the best cherries in the world!
How to Pit Cherries

Watch me demonstrate 3 ways to pit cherries in the video tutorial below 🙂

I love cherries, and I hope easing the pitting process helps you to enjoy them more too! Enjoy 🙂

About Lori

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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