Cranberries are naturally crisp and sour. If the taste of fresh cranberries is too overpoweringly tart, you are likely to enjoy them dried. People of all ages enjoy dried cranberries for their milder flavor and health benefits. It is much easier to add the dried variety to baked goods, cereals, and snack mixes.
Dried cranberries are loaded with nutrients. Polyphenols have anti-inflammatory properties that lower the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Proanthocyanins (PACs) prevent bad bacteria from sticking to the walls of the urinary tract and causing urinary infections. PACs also prevent bacteria that cause tooth decay from sticking to your teeth.
Consuming dried cranberries daily may reduce the risk of developing breast, ovarian, or prostate cancer. Citric acid helps prevent complications in the kidneys and bladder. As a low-calorie food with high fiber content, cranberries are a healthy addition to a weight loss regimen. The amino acids and antioxidant Vitamins A and C in cranberries support healthy skin and hair.
When choosing dried cranberries for dietary reasons, it is important to be mindful of sugar content. Some dried berries have sugar added while others have natural sugars. We carry Ocean Spray Sliced Dried Cranberries and Ocean Spray Organic Dried Cranberries. Ocean Spray's organic cranberries are free of pesticides, fertilizers, and genetically modified materials.
There are several ways you can incorporate dried cranberries into your diet. Add them to green salads. Replace raisins with cranberries in your baked goods. Their pair well with cheese plates, or you can make your own cranberry crackers. However you like your cranberries, we have fresh dried berries from top producers for your snacking needs.