CHERRIES, TART - Gluten Free

Tart Cherries
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CHERRIES, TART - Gluten Free

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Description:

Ruby red cherries have pleased palates for centuries. Throughout history, Cherries have been lauded for both their luscious fruit as well as their gorgeous blossoms. Tourists flock yearly to Washington, D.C. to view the ornamental Cherry trees that the Governor of Tokyo presented to America's Capital in 1912. There are two main types of cherries, sweet and sour, the Tart Cherry having the smaller of the fruit. Tart Cherries with their high production costs and vulnerability to rain and hail are a relatively expensive fruit that is in high demand. Cherries are high in anti-oxidants and contain anthocyanins which have been shown to reduce pain and inflammation.

Ingredient Statement:

Cherries, Sugar, Sunflower Oil. Cherries are a natural product and may contain an occasional pit.

Expand your menus with taste-tempting recipes that include this succulent fruit. Tart Cherries create a unique contrast in black bean chili. Mix together a rice pilaf with Tart Cherries and lentils or use in pastries, dessert dishes, salads, cereals and snack mixes. Tart Cherries make rich and savory chutneys and sauces.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

There is no preparation needed for dried fruit.  If used in baking, you may want to rehydrate.  To rehydrate dried fruit, pour boiling water over the fruit and let sit covered for 5 to 10 minutes. Drain well before using.

Product Description

Cherries have been lauded for both their luscious fruit as well as their gorgeous blossoms. Tourists flock yearly to Washington, D.C. to view the ornamental Cherry trees that the Governor of Tokyo presented to America's Capital in 1912. There are two main types of cherries, sweet and sour, the Tart Cherry having the smaller of the fruit. Tart Cherries with their high production costs and vulnerability to rain and hail are a relatively expensive fruit that is in high demand. Cherries are high in anti-oxidants and contain anthocyanins which have been shown to reduce pain and inflammation. No sulfites. Dried Tart Cherries are mechanically dried.

Physical

Color: Deep red.

Flavor: Tart.

Size: Approximately 5/8 inch in diameter, round, wrinkled skin.

Chemical

Moisture: 20%

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Cherries, Sugar, Sunflower Oil. Cherries are a natural product and may contain an occasional pit.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 20 pcs. (40g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat .5g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 31g  
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 8%
Iron 2%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.