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Cherry Republic Named 2020 Top Workplace by Detroit Free Press

Cherry Republic has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Detroit Free Press.

The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

“We are so humbled to receive this award,” said Todd Ciolek, Cherry Republic CEO. “When Bob Sutherland founded our company in 1989, it was with the intent to help our local farmers, but also to create jobs in northern Michigan. Since then, we’ve grown to six locations across the state, and we strive everyday to create a positive and fun atmosphere for our employees. The fact that this award is based on a survey by our own staff means so much to us and tells us we are reaching the initial goals we set forth to achieve.”

Cherry Republic was listed among 150 companies who received this coveted award. For more information, visit

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About Cherry Republic

Cherry Republic donates one percent of its annual sales to nonprofits that positively impact the environment and communities throughout Michigan. Founded in 1989, the company employs approximately 80 year-round workers and has retail stores in Glen Arbor, Traverse City, Ann Arbor, Holland, Frankenmuth and Charlevoix.