ID# 627 Juniper Berries
Net Wt: 88 lb (40 kg)
approx. 440 cups
Imported directly from Italy.
Blue juniper is the
edible round berry of an evergreen shrub with a distinct, aromatic odor.
Traditionally used in northern/central European and Scandinavian cuisine to
give a sharp, clear flavor to meats; used to flavor gin and also for
sauerkraut. In herbal medicine, juniper berries are most often used as a
diuretic. Italian juniper berries are a smaller, higher grade berry carried
primarily for distillers, and have a more complex, fruity flavor than juniper
berries from Eastern Europe (Product ID 105).
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