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Cranberry

Cranberry

General information

The cranberry is a prolific plant from the northern hemisphere, belongs to the Ericaceae family which includes 130 different species. It originated from northern Europe and was distributed to other parts of the world with similar land and climate characteristics (Canada, U.S.A.)

Health Benefits

Cranberries contain many organic acids (malic, citric etc…) these are considered good for the digestive system. The berries also contain many sugars, tannins, pectins, antioxidants and vitamins E and C plus amounts of vitamin B. The powerful tannins in the Cranberry are called proanthocyanidins or PACs. These are nature’s natural agents that can help maintain health, as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle, by acting on certain harmful bacteria in the body.

Verieties

  • Vaccinium myrtillus (black cranberry)
  • Vaccinium vitis idaea (red cranberry)
  • Vaccinium corymbosu (giant cranberry used in food processing)

Available:

NATURAL, INFUSED, SPICED, CHOCOLATE COATED.

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