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November 17, 2015 | Posted by admin

Oh my! Our new Naturally Sweetened Dried Tart Cherries are to die for! At Brownwood Acres/FruitFast, we’ve just unveiled a new product, the Apple Juice Concentrate Sweetened – Dried Cherries. These beautiful Montmorency Dried Tart Cherries have been naturally sweetened using apple juice concentrate that adds just the right amount of sweetness to balance out […]

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Dried Cherries From FruitFast®

April 9, 2013 | Posted by admin

What is it about the Dried Tart Cherries from Brownwood Acres/FruitFast that makes them so special? Unlike raisins, these healthy ruby red gems are loaded with flavor and gifted with a healthy dose of antioxidants. In Northern Michigan, a fresh salad topped with feta cheese and delicious  Dried Cherries is the norm these days and […]

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Cherry Juice & Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe

January 10, 2013 | Posted by admin

The orders for our Pomegranate and Tart Cherry Juice Concentrates just keep pouring in here at FruitFast. After another refreshing conversation with Scott Matteson from the Fetzer Institute in Kalamazoo Michigan, I had to ask how he was using these single ingredient Fruit Juice Concentrates. His reply, “These are served as healthy fruit juice drinks, […]

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The Challenge Runner Up:Chocolate Cherry Croissant Bread Pudding

May 19, 2011 | Posted by admin

The second-place finisher in our Berry Cherry Challenge was a fantastically delicious dessert and tart cherry recipe! Second Place winner – Margee Berry of White Salmon, Washington, delighted us with this marvelous bread pudding dessert. Contest judge, Kathy, said, “I am usually not a fan of bread pudding, but this recipe brought together interesting ingredients in […]

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The Challenge Winner: Coconut Cashew Chicken

May 4, 2011 | Posted by admin

The top finisher in FruitFast’s inaugural Berry Cherry Challenge was a hands-down winner.  Four judges individually selected the main course recipe from 12 semi-finalist entrées and desserts. Contest judge – and National Cherry Festival Queen –  Maria LaCross summed up best her major criteria in the selection process; “Which contest recipe would you most like […]

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Happy Spring from FruitFast

April 23, 2011 | Posted by admin

French gastronomy author, Jean Brillat-Savarin, once said;  “The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of humanity than the discovery of a new star.” I agree and that’s why the last few weeks reviewing recipe entries for FruitFast‘s Berry Cherry Challenge has been such a pleasurable journey, full of new ideas, methods […]

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Door County Chilled Tart Cherry Soup

April 19, 2011 | Posted by admin

How many recipes do you know that take five minutes to prepare start to finish? Well, here’s one from the recipe blog, jess4freedom, and it just could not be simpler.  Of course, you will find FruitFast Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate added to the mix for exceptional color and real cherry taste.  My favorite option is […]

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Contest Winners Announcement April 30

April 8, 2011 | Posted by admin

What a wonderful response to FruitFast’s first ever Berry Cherry Challenge! Thanks to all of you who took the time and made the effort to submit your original recipes using FruitFast products — everything from tart cherry juice and liquid fruit supplements to FruitFast’s dried cherries, blueberries and cranberries are featured in all kinds of intriguing entrées […]

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