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Degrees brix in preserved fruits

Degrees Brix in preserved fruit: what do they measure…?

Degrees Brix in preserved fruit, such as fruits in syrup, are always measured for food safety.Degrees Brix in preserved fruit measure its sugar content. Brix is the unit of measure that food industry usually takes for food and beverages such as wine, preserved fruit, juices and soft drinks. But it is also a scale to measure the sugar content of fruits in the market (their degree of ripeness)  or even in fresh fruit that has not yet been collected.

The aim of measuring degrees Brix in preserved fruit and fresh fruit is obviously quite different. In this article, we will focus on the role that sugar content and degrees Brix have in preserved fruit.

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Origin of candied fruits

Origin of candied fruits and fruit jam along the centuries

The origin of candied fruits is uncertain: ancient merchants made the best of their stock preserving citrus fruit this way.The origin of candied fruits and fruit jam is very old, and as curious as the history of preserved food, dating back to the Paleolithic. Finding new ways to preserve food in order to avoid it being spoiled was a huge evolutionary step ahead for Mankind, as it allowed prehistoric men to survive in periods of scarcity and also to devote time to other activities apart from the mere search of fresh food.
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The best preserved fruit in the world

Best preserved fruit websiteWe are pleased to present you the best preserved fruit website in the world, in line with the exceptional quality of our fruit products.

Here you can find the widest range of preserved fruits arranged in types of product (candied fruit, fruits in syrup, fruit in alcohol, fruit jam and jelly fruits, fruit in SO2…), with all their features and technical data (availability, size, packaging options…).
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