Freeze Dried Blackcurrant - 100% Natural, No added sugar, No Preservatives
These black, aromatic berries are famous for both as anti-oxidizing agents and as incredibly tasty ingredients! We bring you these berries from only the best plantations, prepared and freeze-dried before packaging them into air-proof pouches. These whole berries are full of their natural flavor and packed with nutritional values, which makes them a perfect snack on the go! They are also a delicious addition to your baked cookies or smoothies, giving them delicious, fruity tone.
|Energy||Fat (saturates)||Carbohydrate (sugars)||Fibre||Protein||Salt||Form|
|1479 kJ/353 kcal||6,1 g (1,1 g)||53,9 g (45,4 g)||27,2 g||7,0 g||0,04 g||Whole|
When you think of summer fruits, you usually associate them with sweet, refreshing taste, like raspberries, watermelon or mango. But sometimes you crave something different - like a tart, punchy and delicious blackcurrant! These fruits are a perfect mixture of sweet and sour, delivering both on unique taste and healthy, nutritional composition. After all, blackcurrant is very popular for how their taste can influence a wide array of dishes. Because of their acidity and pectin content, they are great for jams and jellies – but a purée is also a common choice, due to the intense flavour and aroma. Such preserves are then added to cheesecakes, desserts, ice cream and sorbets. But perhaps you prefer to add this tartness to something savoury? There are many sauces around the world that uses blackcurrants, but they also compose surprisingly great with rich, dark meat, like venison. Then there are, of course, alcohols. From wine to cordials, from infused vodkas to mixes of blackcurrant juice and beer – this fruit has it all. But there is so much more to them than just unique taste! They are extremely rich in vitamin C, as 100 grams of fruit delivers 181 mg – so 218% of daily recommended intake of this vitamin! It’s also rich in manganese (vital in metabolism of amino acids and cholesterol, as well as balancing our carbohydrates digestion) and have high iron content, making them fantastic addition to a balanced diet of someone taking care of their health. All that healthy deliciousness is now available in freeze dried form, where all of these traits are still available for us to enjoy, without the need to worry about the season. Now you do not have to seek fresh blackcurrants only in summer, but you can step up your culinary game any day of the year!
What is freeze-drying?
Freeze Dried Fruit is dried at reduced pressure so very low temperatures can be used. As a result the fruit keeps a flavour profile and nutrient values very similar to fresh fruit. The process also reduces the moisture content almost to zero so freeze dried fruit works very well in confectionery, chocolate, fudge, icings, frosting, baked goods and as decorations and snacks.
Why should I choose freeze-dryied products?
When using freeze-drying, there is no need to use any chemicals or preservatives, and virtually 100% of biologically valuable substances of products are saved. For example if drying usual way the remaining amount of vitamin C is only about 40% when freezing is up to 85%, when freeze-drying – 98%. Another advantage of freeze-drying – the raw material retains its original shape, and the texture becomes specific, crispy and fluffy.
For example, freeze-dried strawberry is a crispy berry, its size, colour and chemical composition does not change. However, it is 10 times lighter, because there is no water in berry which usually contains about 90% in strawberry. If strawberry submerged in water it re-hydrates and becomes like fresh unfrozen strawberry.For years freeze drying was used for space food and pharmaceuticals. But we bring it to people now to discover new, smarter and fully nutritious food they love!
Where to use freeze-dried products?
It is all in your imagination! Our fruits can be used in morning porridge, smoothies, protein shakes, breakfast cereal, yogurts, ice-cream, cooking cakes … you name it. Our range of honey is perfect sweet treat and can be eaten alone or with other food.