Tart Cherries date back to 300 BC. They are named for the ancient town of Cerasus inTurkey. Though wonderful to eat, Tart Cherries are equally as prized for the beautiful blossoming trees on which they grow. In 1912, the Governor of Tokyo presented the now famous cherry trees to Washington D.C. where today they are a tourist attraction.No sulfites. Dried Tart Cherries are mechanically dried.
Dried fruits are very versatile. Use in gourmet baked goods, salads, sauces, stuffings, trail mixes, hot cereals, muffins, scones, fruit cakes and for homemade ice cream. Dried fruits may be eaten right out of the bag as a convenient and healthy snack. Mixed with granola and almonds or in a trail mix.
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 30 March, 2008.