Reviews


Just a few testimonials from our fans

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Articles, Awards, & Interviews

West Virginia Fruit and Berry has been featured in several newspapers, magazines, and publications.

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The following Publications have recognized us for our Agri-Tourism ideas at our farm as well as our Marketing Plan for our line of fruit and berry products now available in over 600 Retail Outlets in the region.

  • WV Living Magazine
  • Country Living
  • Emerils.com
  • The Clarksburg Telegram
  • Bridgeport News The Charleston Gazette
  • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
  • West Virginia Wild and Wonderful Magazine
  • The State Journal
 Our interview with Jim Matuga with Positively WV - Release date: July 12, 2018

Our interview with Jim Matuga with Positively WV - Release date: July 12, 2018


  Froggy 99 did a taste test between us and Smuckers brand! Listen to the results! 

Froggy 99 did a taste test between us and Smuckers brand! Listen to the results! 


 

Local and State Television Stations have featured us on special food or Agri-Tourism segments.

  • WDTV-TV Weston/Clarksburg
  • WBOY-TV Clarksburg/Fairmont
  • WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Living Magazine - Summer 2018


Awards we have received in the past include:

  • Appreciation and dedication to Harrison County
    • Dec. 2002 from the Harrison County Development Authority
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award
    • Oct. 9, 2001 by the Upper Monongahela Valley Score Chapter #537
  • A Proclamation was presented us by The County Commission of Harrison Co.
    • Naming August 1st 2000, “West Virginia Fruit and Berry Day” in our Harrison Co.
  • 55 Best Things in West Virginia
    • Named one of the 55 Best Things in WV May-June 2008 in “The State Journal”, newspaper in Charleston, WV.
  • Top 50 Gifts from Each State for 2012
    • Named the Best Gift in WV in October Issue of “Successful Meetings Magazine”.
  • SCORE and Sam’s Club Holiday Program in December 2012:
    • Named one of two businesses in WV chosen for this award, we were one of 102 beneficiaries from every state in the USA. Won $1,000.00 cash award and a trip to attend the SCORE Small Business Educational Event that took place January 23-24 in Dallas, TX. Business Educational Event that took place January 23-24 in Dallas, TX.

 


Through our travels to market and taste our products at different fairs, festivals and special events we have enjoyed numerous awards in the Best of Taste category from:

  • Mountaineer Week in Morgantown, WV
  • The Buckwheat Festival in Kingwood , WV
  • The Mountain State Heritage Arts and Crafts Show in Harpers Ferry, WV to name a few……

Other Festivals we have attended are:

 Over 20 years of Fairs and Festivals thorough the region

Over 20 years of Fairs and Festivals thorough the region

  • Uniquely West Virginia, Berkeley Springs, WV
  • The Augusta Festival in Elkins, WV
  • The Stonewall Jackson Heritage Arts and Craft Show, Lewis County
  • Oglebay holds 4 festivals per year and we attend all of them, Wheeling, WV
  • The Dogwood Festival in Huntington, WV
  • The Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival in Martinsburg, WV
  • Fire on the Mountain/Chili Cook off, Snowshoe Mt., Snowshoe, WV
  • The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Shows in DC & VA
  • The Virginia Show Production Shows/ Spring and Christmas in Richmond, VA
  • Events Management Group, Inc. Shows in Virginia Beach, VA
  • The Merchandise Mart Christmas Show in NC with the WV Dept of Agr.
  • Bodacious Bazaar, Hampton VA
  • Many others…..