Bulk Dried Strawberries Sulfites added
Fragaria × ananassa
China, USA and Mexico
Beverage infusions, desserts, smoothies
Production & Sourcing
Fresh, ripe strawberries are carefully selected and washed. Then the strawberries are then treated with sulfites, a common preservative, to help retain their color and texture during the drying process. They are then dried using specialized dehydration methods until most of the moisture is removed.
- Marinades and Rubs
- Glazes and Fillings
- Dessert Topping
- Baked Goods
- Trail Mixes and Snack Mixes
- Snack Bars and Energy Bites
- Granola Bars
- Beverage Infusions
- Salad Mixes
- Essential Minerals
- Dietary Fiber Enrichment
- Vitamin C Boost
- Natural Sweetener
- Color and Appearance Enhancement
Dried strawberries with sulfites added maintain a sweet and tangy taste reminiscent of fresh strawberries. The sulfites might impart a slight tartness or enhance the natural sweetness of the fruit.
These dried strawberries possess a chewy yet slightly firm texture, retaining some of the fruit’s juiciness despite the drying process.
They typically maintain a vibrant red hue, capturing the characteristic color of ripe strawberries.
Dried strawberries, while slightly diminished in some nutrients due to the drying process, still retain valuable vitamins (like vitamin C), minerals, and antioxidants. They offer dietary fiber and smaller amounts of potassium and other nutrients found in fresh strawberries.
Sulfites added to dried strawberries help preserve their color, texture, and flavor by reducing moisture content. This aids in prolonging shelf life and maintaining their appearance.
The sulfites used in the preservation process might affect the aroma by preserving the natural fruity scent of strawberries.
Their sweet and tangy flavor can add a contrasting note to various dishes, providing a balance between sweetness and tartness.
Dried strawberries, as a versatile snack and ingredient, have a global appeal in various cuisines and are used in both sweet and savory dishes, desserts, and snacks across cultures.
Some individuals may be sensitive or allergic to sulfites, so those with sulfite allergies should carefully check the ingredients before consuming. Additionally, dried fruits, including strawberries, are naturally high in sugar and should be consumed in moderation, especially for those monitoring sugar intake.
Uses in manufacturing
They are incorporated into bread, muffins, cakes, and pastries, adding a sweet and tangy flavor along with a chewy texture.
Used as standalone snacks or added to trail mixes, granola bars, and snack packs, providing a sweet and nutritious element.
Included in breakfast cereals, granola, or muesli mixes to introduce fruity flavor bursts and enhance texture.
Utilized in chocolate coatings, candies, or as inclusions in chocolates and other confectionery items.
Added to yogurt, ice cream, or pudding, enhancing the taste and providing a chewy texture.
Used as a topping or garnish for cakes, pastries, and desserts to add color, flavor, and visual appeal.
Ground or powdered forms are added to smoothies, shakes, or teas to infuse the beverage with strawberry flavor
Incorporated into savory dishes like salads or marinades to introduce a sweet-tart note and textural interest.
Main producing countries and Harvest time
The main producing country for strawberries is China, followed by USA and Mexico. The harvest season for strawberries can vary depending on the region and climate. In general, the harvest season for strawberries falls during the spring and summer months in the respective hemisphere.
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