Light sweet cherries are beautifully yellow with a red blush. Sweeter than a dark sweet cherry, light-sweets boast 17-23% sugar content.
Dark Sweet Cherries
The dark sweet category encompasses all cherries that are a deep red flesh and skin. Their beautiful versatility and seasonality make them summers greatest gift.
Cherry Nutritional Value
Cherries are consistently identified as one of the healthiest produce items out there. They boast a low glycemic index and an increased level of antioxidants. They are also a flavorful source of potassium and bioactive compounds.
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Cherry eating tips
To maximize your cherry-eating experience, follow these simple tips for selecting, handling, storing and preparing fresh cherries.
Store cherries in the fridge as soon as you get them home, they will stay fresh for days in the fridge.
Cherries are one of the last truly seasonal crops, with limited imports available, they need to be enjoyed while they’re here. During peak summer months.
Be sure you handle cherries delicately as they can get damaged easily.
Freezing Sweet Cherries
Freeze cherries by pitting them and freezing them individually on a cookie sheet before placing them in a freezer bag to store them in the freezer.
Use frozen cherries to make smoothies and smoothie bowls or as a snack straight out of the bag!