Montmorency cherries are low-fat, sodium-free, Cholesterol-free, a source of fiber and vitamin C.
The Montmorency cherry, like all cherries, has high anti-oxidants levels. Tart cherries contain anthocyanins and bioflavonoids which may help in the relif of pain due to arthritis and gout.
Montmorency cherries get their name from the Montmorency Valley of France, where they originated.
Of all sour cherries, the Montmorency cherry is the most cultivated owning close to 95% of the market.