Dried Strawberries

Dried without preservatives or sweeteners, our cold-dried strawberries have juicy, sweet and tart flavors only produced from the best Georgian strawberries. Georgian dried like fresh strawberries are chock-full of nutrients in addition to their superb flavor. Strawberries contain many important dietary components including vitamin C, minerals, antioxidants and are a rich source of beneficial phytochemical compounds. They are packaged without the preservative sulfur dioxide, normally used to preserve color and flavor when drying. This healthy snack is naturally gluten-free and kosher.

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Cold-dried strawberries are a good source of antioxidants, which may help reduce the risk of a variety of chronic disease conditions such as obesity, infections, cardiovascular and neurological diseases, and cancer. Additionally, recent studies have shown that dietary fiber and fructose contents contribute in regulating blood sugar levels by slowing digestion. The fiber content in strawberries also contributes to the control of overall calorie intake by its satiating effect. Strawberries are also a source of healthy, essential fatty acids because strawberry seed oil is rich in unsaturated fatty acid.

The National Cancer Institute explains how antioxidants in strawberries battle cancer-causing free radicals and cleanse the blood of toxins. Their studies suggest strawberries acid can significantly reduce liver cancer cells and possibly make cancer causing molecules inactive. Other studies have shown that strawberries can increase anti-cancer activity in the liver, breast and colon. Part of strawberries cancer-fighting properties lie in their antioxidant-bursting pigment.

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