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Jams, Jellies, Preserves and Fruit Butter

Fruit preserves are preparations of fruits and often sugar, canned in jars for long-term storage. In general, these products are produced by boiling mashed or chopped fruit with sugar and water. The proportion of sugar and fruit varies according to the type of fruit and its ripeness. Jams, jellies, preserves, and […]

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Honey

Honey is the substance made when the nectar and sweet deposits from plants are gathered, modified, and stored in the honeycomb by honey bees (National Honey Board). It has a long history in human diets and is used in various foods and beverages as a sweetener and flavoring. Potential Products […]

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Dehydrated Produce

Dehydrating foods is an age-old practice that has been used extensively throughout history. Dehydrating produce removes water from the product, extending its shelf life. Under the Colorado Cottage Foods Act, only dehydrated produce is allowed -jetkies and other dehydrated meat products are not permitted. Potential Products FruitsDehydrated slices or chopped pieces […]