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Organic Fairtrade IQF Sour Cherries pitted frozen

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Contain large amounts of positive vital substances and minerals, especially vitamin C.

Product Description

Our organic Fairtrade sour cherries are:

  • very rare, since Fairtrade certified
  • 100% natural
  • contain antioxidant substances
  • gently processed and deep frozen
  • have the potential to regulate many negative physical symptoms
  • without preserving agents
  • without any acidifiers
  • without colouring agents or other natural additives
  • naturally vegan

Vital substances:

Cherries contain anthocyanins, specifically, the substance cyanidin.

„Anthocyanins have an antioxidant effect that can exceed the benefits provided by vitamin C and vitamin E by a multiple factor, at least in vitro. … They bind free radicals in the body, protecting DNA, lipids and carbohydrates from damage. More positive effects ascribed to anthocyanins: they are said to improve the sight, inhibit inflammation and protect the vessels.“ [1]

„Sour cherries contain vitamin A, B1, B2 and E, as well as considerable amounts of potassium and folic acid.“ [2] The cherries‘ vitamin C content can be as much as 10x that of lemons [3].

„Additionally, sour cherries are one of the few sources of natural melatonin, which regulates the sleeping/waking cycle … As a result, the sour cherry is said to have a positive effect on sleep disorders.“ [2]

When consumed regularly, sour cherry juice can reduce muscle cramps and muscle fatigue caused by excessive sporting activities, …it also seems to act preventively against osteoporosis and strokes. [2]

Cherries have an antioxidant capacity of around 6800 µmol TE (ORAC value = Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity). The body’s defence mechanisms are strengthened by foods rich in antioxidants, and this helps to neutralise excessive production of free radicals. The recommended ORAC daily requirement is between 5000 and 7000 [4].

Description:

Our organic Fairtrade sour cherries are very fruity and very sourish in taste and are ideal as a cooking ingredient.

Origin and Production:

We source our organic Fairtrade sour cherries exclusively from Uzbekistan, enabling us to guarantee our high quality standards.

Large parts of the region are certified for organic and FAIRTRADE products, and are cultivated by the FAIRTRADE farmers living there. The farmers are part of a large Fairtrade community made up of 3 groups, Dustkul Bogi, Turkiston Gulba and Turob Bobo. 1,000 farmers and their families belong to the community. By working with Fairtrade, the farmers can provide their families with a secure income and offer their children new opportunities.

After harvesting, the cherries are washed, pitted and then shock frozen so that their appearance and shape is retained.

Organic ingredient: Sour cherries IQF frozen°

° Fairtrade certified and sourced from Fairtrade producers. Total 100%.

Sources:

[1] Wikipedia Anthocyane

[2] Wikipedia Sour / tart / cherries

[3] Harvard University

[4] ORAC USDA Database


If you value the finest Fairtrade organic quality and want to give your customers the best there is, we recommend our deep-frozen sour cherries. Turn ordinary dishes into memorable meals.

Sour cherries are also ideal for adding a slightly sour tang to foods. Organic sour cherries are a favourite in warm and spicy dishes.

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