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Chukar Cherries Expanding Online, Statewide

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PROSSER, Wash. - A local company that showcases Yakima Valley cherries is seeing sweet success throughout the state.

Chukar Cherries is best known for transforming locally grown fruit and nuts into chocolate gifts. This year, the company opened a store in Leavenworth and is also selling goodies in duty free stores at Sea-Tac airport. But the real money, comes from the internet.

"The internet is growing every year. Each year we see incremental growth on the internet, so obviously we focus on that as well as our bricks and mortar stores," said Chukar Cherries Vice President of Sales and Marketing Tommy Montgomery.

The company plans on expanding its mail order services. Also new this year, Chukar has released an corporate holiday gift catalog. The catalog is available by e-mailing or calling 800-624-9544. You can also find more information on ordering and locations at