Montmorency Tart Cherry
A Healthy History
The Montmorency Tart Cherry (“Prunus Cerasus”) is a type of sour cherry (tart) that gets its name from a valley just north of Paris, France. The valley was named after one of the oldest and most distinguished families of the French nobility dating back to the 12th Century.
Good quality Montmorency Cherries should be large and bright red, with clear yellowish flesh. Although a cherry tree can grow almost anywhere, the quantity and quality of its fruit depends on specific climatic conditions. Montmorency provided the ideal conditions for growing this fruit and became widely known for its’ ‘special’ healing properties in centuries past.
Montmorency tart cherries have been discovered to be a rich source of natural antioxidants and flavoids, with a wealth of health-promoting qualities.
Extensive and ongoing scientific studies, from some of the most respected research institutions, are unveiling the benefits of this unique variety of cherry that could to help maintain a healthy body and improve energy.
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