Cranberries have many different benefits and nutrition including fibre and helping your immune system. Raw cranberry fruits or cranberry juice are also low in calories and are a good source of antioxidants.
Dried cranberries are a popular snack and mostly considered as a healthy dried fruit snack or ingredient. This form of cranberry fruit on the other hand, lose part of their nutrition values during the drying process. Moreover, dried cranberries found in market are mostly sweetened, which means they have more calories and fat, and less of the good nutrition.
Barberry, a very special berry
A good healthy alternative to dried cranberries is dried barberries. Considering the texture, colour and taste, dried barberries are a rather similar fruit to cranberries. Unlike dried cranberries, dried barberries are almost always found in a raw and unprocessed form which makes them a much healthier option than the common sweetened dried cranberries.
Barberries are grown in Asia in their homeland of Persia and are gradually sun dried in a warm climate after being harvested by hand. They are rich in vitamin c, antioxidants and fibre. Dried barberries are GMO-free, low in fat, and without preservatives.
Texture and flavour of dried barberries compared to dried cranberries
Unlike cranberries, barberries do not have any seeds. Barberries are smaller than cranberries when dried, and they have a very bright red colour if stored in a good condition.
Barberries have a refreshingly acidic flavour, which is surprisingly sour yet delicious and addicting.
As a seedless fruit, you can enjoy dried barberries as a delicious snack, or as an exotic ingredient in food and bakery and without worrying about any digestion issues if you are sensitive to fruit seeds.
Buy dried barberries on Everyday Superfood website
Dried barberries are available on Everyday Superfood website with free and fast delivery to anywhere in UK. Our dried barberries are sourced carefully from some of the best farms in Iran and have the highest quality. You can always tell the quality of dried barberries by the bright and bold colour and the delicious sour taste of this unbelievably superfood.