Cranberries are a versatile and easy-to-use fruit with year-round appeal for a variety of meals. You can find dried and frozen cranberries, along with cranberry juice and sauce year-round.
Did you know?
- Cranberries are America’s Original Superfruit® and one of only three fruits native to North America that are cultivated and sold in the United States.
- Cranberries grow on low-lying vines in bogs or marshes. When they are ready to be harvested in the fall, the bogs are filled with water and the cranberries float to the top to be scooped up. Cranberries float because they have four air chambers.
- Cranberries are a versatile fruit that offers big health benefits in a little package, offering unique polyphenols not commonly found in other fruits. A serving of fresh cranberries are a good source of vitamin C and fiber.
- Cranberries contain nutrients called PACs (pronounced “packs” or proanythocyanidins) that play a role in helping to maintain urinary tract health.