• Benefits and Applications

    Cranberries

    Benefits of Cranberries:

    Multi-Functional Benefits:

    1. Rich color and add color to final products
    2. With excellent manufacturing and processing stability than many fruits
    3. Maintain identity, taste, color and texture throughout processing

    Health Values:

    1. Rich content of polyphenols, proanthocyanidins (PACs), fiber, vitamin C and quercetin
    2. Cranberries have the potential to benefit the whole body:

    ~ Prevent urinary tract infections

    ~ Protect faculty of memory

    ~ Improve immune system

    ~ Prevent digestion problem

    ~ Prevent heart disease

      Cranberries as Food Ingredients with Wide Applications including:

      BAKERY

      Delivering consumer appeal and a healthy profile, cranberries avoid the typical processing issues associated with many fruits, for effortless baking

      Dried Cranberries add a sweet tart flavor and bright points of red to muffins, breads and cookies and are suitable for process intensive applications such as batter and dough

      DAIRY

      Cranberry ingredients add premium positioning to dairy products

      • Ideally suited to fruit prep side packs
      • Give cheese a sophisticated twist – the sweet, tart cranberry flavor a perfect complement to savory cheese notes.

      CEREALS

      Dried cranberry ingredients overcome the challenges of working with dry cereal applications

      Diced and double-diced options offer a high piece count for cereal and granola bars, adding evenly spaced, smaller points of color

      SNACKS

      From granola bars to trail mixes, our cranberry ingredient is perfect for tapping into the trend for healthy fruit snacks.

      • Low moisture variants ensure end-product quality that is great for eating on-the-go snack packs
      • The large piece size of whole dried cranberries adds premium value to trail mixes and snack packs
      • Smaller diced and double-diced options provide evenly-spaced points of color for snack bars

      CANDY AND CONFECTIONERY

      The sweet tart flavor of cranberry is an ideal match for confectionery applications:

      • Dried cranberries add delicious fruity taste and texture to chocolates and chocolate bars
      •  Can be enrobed in chocolate or yogurt for an indulgent treat
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