Cranberries are also called ‘bounceberries’ because they bounce when ripe.
Only three fruits – the blueberry, the Concord grape and the cranberry can trace their roots to North American soil. The cranberry is versatile; they are commonly consumed during Thanksgiving and Christmas but can, and should be used every day.
Did you know?
- Sex and the City made the red juice of cranberries popular in the 90s with their favorite cranberry cocktail.
- The estimated value of cranberries grown in the United States is several hundred million dollars
- Native Americans treated a variety of illnesses, including bladder infections, with cranberry preparations.
Nutritional Tips: Cranberries are high in vitamin C, and have antioxidant and antibacterial effects in the body. […]