Top 5 reasons to can berries for winter without sugar
Canning fruits and berries without using sugar is a great way to preserve all the vitamins, freshness, nutrients and flavor that has been used since ancient times. After such preservation, fruits and berries can be consumed for several months.
And since the preparation of various preserves has long been included in the list of traditional activities of Ukrainian housewives, Shuba magazine decided to remind you that this ancient method has several significant advantages.
Unique flavor and natural taste of berries
Berries preserved without added sugar retain their natural flavor and aroma. The process of adding sugar, on the other hand, can change their color and flavor beyond recognition.
Berries that are preserved without added sugar undergo a process of pasteurization or sterilization. These processes eliminate harmful microorganisms and enzymes that can lead to spoilage. Such berries can be stored for a long time at room temperature if you keep them away from light and sunlight.
Controlling the amount of sugar
Fruits and berries preserved using this method are a great option for people who control the amount of sugar they consume. Such recipes are especially useful for people with diabetes.
Canned fruits and berries without added sugar are a kind of semi-finished product that can be used to prepare a variety of dishes and drinks. For example, this kind of canned food can be added to cereals, yogurt, or used in sauces and smoothies.
Low calorie content
Canned foods made using this method contain much fewer calories than conventional ones. Thus, they can be used for food by people who are on a diet and keep their figure.