Yupik Real Fancy Cherries are dried, whole, plump fruits that are both sweet and tangy in flavor, while tender and chewy in texture! Dried cherries are ideal for snacking, or can be used in either baking or cooking applications. While fresh cherries are difficult to find of outside of their peak summer months, dried cherries are available all year long! Buy cherries by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry essential. Conveniently pack portion controlled baggie’s to store your car, backpack, or desk with this healthy and delicious snack!
INSIDE SCOOP: The 411 on cherries!
Real Fancy Cherries are sweet and delicious! Here are a few other facts about our cherries:
- Traces of calcium, iron, protein, and fiber
- Fast-acting carbohydrates for boosts of energy
CULINARY TWIST: From salads to stuffing’s!
Classically, use your sweet cherries in cereals, granolas, baked goods, etc. Fancy cherries may be sweet, but don’t hesitate to use them in savory foods, such as salads, stuffing’s, braised dishes, and paired with poultry, pork, beef, or lamb. Add dried cherries to a cheese and crackers platter to include texture and intriguing flavors. Pair chopped dried cherries with chopped pistachios and roll a log of goat cheese in the mixture to create a stand-out presentation that will taste as good as it looks! The festive combination of red cherries and green pistachios is also ideal for holidays!
ABOUT CHERRIES: Did you know?
Cherries are related to roses! The two most commonly found cherries in stores are sweet cherries and sour cherries; the latter is darker, almost crimson in color. Darker-colored cherries are reported to contain a higher count of antioxidants.
HOW TO STORE CHERRIES: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 18 months.