In Massachusetts alone, there are over 14,000 acres of cranberry bogs owned by around 400 farmers. However, Massachusetts has dropped down to the third largest cranberry producer, behind Wisconsin and Quebec. The state that was once the cranberry capital of the world is now experiencing setbacks against a saturated worldwide marketplace and increased expansion regulations.
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