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Dried Cranberries

Also Known As : Craisins


Taste Profile

They have a tart and juicy flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Dehydrated cranberries can be eaten as snacks.
  2. They can be used in the preparation of breads, muffins, cakes and pastries.
  3. They can also be added to green salads and fruit salads.
  4. Dehydrated cranberries can be added to smoothies, shakes and juices.

Common names and forms

  1. Cranberries (Dehydrated)
  2. Dried Cranberries (Sliced)
  3. Dried Cranberries (Sweetened)
  4. Dried Cranberries (Whole)
  5. Dried Red Cranberries
  6. Dried U.S. Cranberries
  7. Dry cranberry
  8. Sliced Dried Cranberries
  9. Whole Dried Cranberries


Dehydrated cranberries are made by dehydrating fresh cranberries (red and black). Cranberries are kept in a water-sugar liquid overnight and are then freeze-dried.

Health benefits

  • Cranberries contain antioxidants which can prevent and treat urinary tract infections.(1)
  • They also help to improve the functions of lungs, heart, liver and circulatory system.(1)
  • Vitamin C present in cranberries helps to boost immune system.(1)
  • Cranberries have anti-cancer properties which can prevent colon cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer and lung cancer.(1)
  • They also contain fibre which can improve digestion.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for dehydrated cranberries that are whole and not bruised or broken.

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