About Carmel Berry Company

Who We Are

Carmel Berry Company was created in 2015 by Katie and Ben Reneker, both enthusiasts of gourmet food, sustainable agriculture, and nutrition.  Located in Carmel Valley, California, we handcraft our small batch syrups and cordials using the highest quality ingredients in order to meet our exacting standards of local, sustainable, and delicious.  Read the press articles for more on the Renekers and Carmel Berry Company’s beginnings.

In The Press

Read about our unique story, the elderberry syrup process, and the benefits here:

Carmel Magazine

“Carmel Valley Family Builds its Business on Berries”

Edible: Monterey Bay

“How elderberries spawned a new business and nurtured a community.”

Monterey County Weekly

Botanical cordial, beloved in Europe, is stealing the taste buds of locals.

Voyage LA

Artisan Food is an art form too!

The Salinas Californian

“Elderberries offer up nutrition, great flavor”

Carmel Magazine

Carmel Valley Family Builds it Business on Berries.  Page 76

Mother Earth News Blog

“Bottling Great Elderberry Flavor”  A look into how Katie bottles her artisan, small-batch, nutrient-rich syrup.

Open For Business TV interview

Local TV interview on Access Monterey Peninsula.  Everything you ever wanted to know about Carmel Berry Co and elderberries!

Radio Show Playing With Food

Radio program on Cottage Food Operators featuring Carmel Berry Co.

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