Texas Pickles: Cherith Valley Gardens
Cherith Valley Gardens
is a family operated business located in Fort Worth, Texas.
In 1986, Alan Werner was a principal in an
independent oil company which collapsed after the 1987 stock market plunge. The Werner family discovered a
desire to "return to the land." At that time they began gardening in order to to feed the
family. After using their canned items as gifts, they were strongly encouraged to
market their specialty products.
On May 8, 1993, the Werner family officially produced the first Cherith Valley Gardens
All of the recipes for the Cherith Valley product line have been developed from old as well as new family
Cherith Valley is a "hot 'n spicy" line of pickled vegetables, salsas, hors d'oeuvre
jellies, spirited fruits and grilling and dipping sauces. The products are hand-packed, and
there are no artificial preservatives, colorings or flavorings.
Cherith Valley products are distributed by Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Pier One,
Williams-Sonoma, Dean & DeLuca, Biltmore Estate, Central Market, Nordstrom's and other retailers.