Organic Cranberry Powder
People associate cranberries with Thanksgiving. Probably because so many dishes prepared during this holiday include sauces, casseroles, stuffing, desserts and drinks made from or with fresh cranberries or cranberry powder.
The mouthwatering sourness of this fruit gives extra life to food, enhancing its flavour. It’s one super food—or should we say, super fruit—that gives such pleasure to the taste buds.
What is it?
It’s scarlet red, tart and grows in the wild on shrubs across North America, North Asia and Northern Europe. Cranberries belong to the Heath family, same as blueberries. Other species grows in Canada and the US.
Also called bounce berries, bitter berries and crane berries (because its blossoms look like the head and neck of a crane), this fruit has been enjoyed by humans for hundreds of years. Native Americans were documented to mash cranberries and mix it with deer meat long before the Pilgrims arrived in 1620.
In the 1700s, American Indians enjoyed it sweetened with maple syrup. It was also rumoured that the first Thanksgiving dinner was served in Plymouth. By the time 18th century rolled around, cranberries were being exported to England by the colonists.
Cranberries were also utilised as dye for clothing, blankets and rugs and even as a symbol of peace. Many years after, cultivation of this super fruit has spread throughout Great Britain, Scandinavia and the US.
Cranberries have long been valued for their effectiveness as remedy in many afflictions. Not all have been proven by science yet, but some of the claims have been backed by the result of extensive research and studies.
Packed with Antioxidants including Vitamin E. While Vitamin C contributes regenerating Vitamin E from human body. Vitamin E plays an important and unique role in the overall antioxidant defense. Along with other antioxidants compound found in Cranberries, Vitamin E thus contributes protecting cells from the free radical adverse effects.
High level of antioxidant proanthocyanidins (PACs)It has been found that the PACs found in cranberries have a different structure than those found in other fruits and vegetables. PACs found in Cranberry help prevent or reduce adhesion risk of certain harmful bacteria, including E. coli associated with urinary tract infections, onto cell walls.
Because cranberries contain so much polyphenols, flavanols and other antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents—a cup of cranberries has 8,983 antioxidant capacity—regular consumption of this powerful berry may help the body capable of fighting from oxidative stress that can cause serious or mild illnesses.
Berries exposed to abundant sunlight will develop great concentrations of anthocyanins and phytonutrients. Our shrubs are also grown in areas where they can get plenty of sunlight so you can get greater health benefits from our cranberry powder.
The meticulous and skillful way we grow, pick, harvest and process our cranberries result in a cranberry powder with unquestionably quality and evidently great-tasting. Enjoy our cranberry powder in puddings, juices, oatmeal, cereals, baked goods and other recipes.
Impact Foods can provide a consistent supply of organic cranberry powder in bulk, private label and white label. We can also deliver to any place in the UK and all throughout Europe.