Get Fresh & Fruity Cranberry 250G

Get Fresh & Fruity Cranberry 250G

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A ruby-red coloured berry which grows wild on shrubs throughout northern Europe and North America. High in vitamins C and D, potassium and iron they are believed to be a natural remedy for a host of health conditions.

Cranberries come into their own around Christmas but are good for much more than accompanying the turkey. Their sour flavour lends itself well to both sweet and savoury dishes, as well as drinks.


Cranberries are at their best between October and December.

Choose the best

Look for plump, firm, red berries when buying fresh. They're also available dried.

Store it

Cranberries can be kept in the fridge for at least two months or frozen for up to a year.

Cranberry recipes

Cranberry and Cumberland sauce

Cranberry and Cumberland sauce

By Antony Worrall Thompson

Cranberries are the deep-red, tart fruit of a low, scrubby, woody bog plant. They are a winter berry that has become synonymous with the Christmas table for many. The bulk of the world's cranberries are now cultivated, mainly in certain parts of Canada and North America, but cranberries can still occasionally be found growing wild.

Recipes using cranberry

Main course

Light meals and snacks


Starters and nibbles

Side dishes


Cakes and baking

Drinks and cocktails


See all recipes using cranberry


One of the remarkable properties of fresh cranberries is their ability to keep for months on end in a cool place. This is because they contain large amounts of benzoic acid, which is a natural preservative.


The essential thing to remember when cooking cranberries is that sugar toughens their skins, so it's best to cook them until tender and then add sugar to taste. In the US, cranberries are simmered in sauces, mixed into bread- or meat-based stuffings for turkey, added to muffins and baked in fruit tarts and pies. Their astringent taste also makes them a good addition to naturally sweet puddings: orange or lemon zest bring out the floral notes of the fruit, while vanilla and cinnamon enhance their sweetness.


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