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Greek Sweet Fruit Preserve in Syrup Grape 900gr Glass jar

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  • Sarantis, Greek Sweet Fruit Preserve in Syrup, Grape, Net weight 900gr (2 glass jars of 453gr Net Weight each)

    A traditional and delightful Greek custom is the offering of sweet fruit preserves to guests as a symbol of hospitality. They are called sweet fruit preserves or spoon sweets because the usual serving size is a well-filled teaspoon. Fruits, nuts, and vegetables are harvested when firm (often slightly underripe) and made into spoon sweets. These sweets are made with simple, natural ingredients that transform them into something entirely new, exciting, and delicious. It is impossible to provide a single recipe for all spoon sweets. The liquid and sugar measurements vary according to the type of fruit or vegetable used. They are not as dense as jam or jelly. The fruit should remain firm and sit in a nice pool of syrup thick enough to coat a spoon. The fruit in spoon sweets retains its original color, taste, and aroma.

    The Island of Chios has several spoon sweet specialties including Lemon Blossom Spoon Sweet, Orange, Sour Cherry and Grape just like the one we are offering you now. They contain large amounts of vitamin C and antioxidant polyphenols. Considered to be a particularly energizing fruit, beneficial for asthma, anemia and arthritis. Also suitable for those with cardiovascular problems, and contains substances that improve memory, eyesight and concentration.

    Spoon sweets are healthy confections, visually pleasing, distinctive, and extremely versatile. Offering them to guests is a wonderful tradition and a sign of "sweet" hospitality

    Keep it in a cool and dry place. Refrigerate after opening.

  • Essential Ingredients:

    • Grape 60% 
    • Glucose syrup
    • Acidity regulator
  • The company applies management system of food safety by ELOT (Greek Organization for Standardization) in accordance with EN ISO 9001:2008  and ISO 22000:2005 standards, for quality control.


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