Berries might be more associated with summer, but their versatility with herbs and spices, pleasant tartness, and complex flavor profiles will bring a deliciously unexpected brightness, warmth, and dynamism to your products. Berry blends are the fall and winter secret ingredients guaranteed to surprise and impress your clientele no matter your industry.
Let us dive into our Berry Juice Concentrate Blends!
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Most of our Berry Blends are sweet with a subtle tartness with varying distinctions. The Cranberry Blends are sour and slightly bitter. The Wildberry and Black Currant Cherry Raspberry are balanced blends of several berries and fruits that are sweet and mildly tart. The Blueberry Maple has the characteristics of blueberry pancakes. Here is the list:
- Wildberry JC WONF (225701)
- Black Currant Cherry Raspberry JC WONF (221606)
- Blackberry JC WONF (220515)
- Blueberry JC WONF – Huckleberry Type (220614)
- Blueberry JC WONF – Maple Type (220620)
- Marionberry JC WONF (220504)
- Cranberry JC WONF (221508, 221510)
Our WONF blends typically contain lesser amounts of expensive commodities (like raspberry and blackberry juices) and are boosted with Natural Flavor to still provide full and rounded flavor profiles. They are easier to produce sustainably, making them readily available all year.
Beverages and cocktails are versatile canvases for Berry Blends. Try a Berry Merry Christmas Martini made with vodka, Chambord, Lemoncello, and club soda or a Holiday Berry Nog! Use our Blueberry Maple JC with traditional eggnog, cinnamon, and whole berries for a delicious twist to a classic holiday beverage people will rave about throughout the year.
Use Berry Blends for syrups and fillings for pies, pastries, and desserts. They could be a deliciously tart surprise in glazes for ham or other meats, jellies and spreads for cheese, and charcuterie boards. Use them for compound butters to spread on bread! Some may also work well in salad dressings. Northwest Naturals has worked on adding vinegar to concentrate blends to use as a base for salad dressings. Adding vinegar could also work for tonic or elixir-type products.
Many of our Berry Blends would pair wonderfully with spices like cinnamon, allspice, clove, and nutmeg, or herbs link rosemary, thyme, etc. It can give your applications more warmth and complexity.
In terms of appearance, Berry Blends come in mostly red or purple. It is an attractive and festive feature to bring to your cocktails and other applications. Regardless of appearance, the functionality of each blend remains the same.
Contact our creative and seasoned flavor experts at 425-881-2200 for support so you can utilize Berry Blends to their full potential.
Getting Your Ideal Flavor
If Berry Blends are not the exact flavor you desire, Northwest Naturals can still help you get there. For over 40 years, Northwest Naturals has been a leading supplier of fruit juice concentrates, servicing domestic and international manufacturers for products and applications. From Berry Blends to single-fruit juices, we offer a large assortment of products and a team of flavor experts ready to support you. We’re always happy to work with customers on creating new blends specific to their needs.
We have listed our most popular blends on the Northwest Naturals website after clicking the “Request a Sample” link. If you are looking to create a custom blend, contact us!
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