Did you know that over four pounds of apples go into every jar of Eden Organic Apple Butter? A carefully selected blend of apples are hand sorted, washed, peeled, cored and chopped. A small amount of our organic apple juice concentrate is added to the apples that are patiently steam jacketed kettle simmered until perfect. When finished the apple butter is packed in glass jars.
Eden Organic Apple Butter is a tangy, sweet spread. A jar in your refrigerator makes it easy and fun to eat healthy food. Dollop it on oatmeal and cereal; spread it on toast, pancakes and waffles; use in batter for moist, flavorful baked goods. Use it instead of butter, jam, jelly or frosting. It is fat free and sodium free with no refined sugars.
Scientific research has found that apples and apple juice contain a wealth of phytonutrients that have been found beneficial to health. A study conducted at Rochester, Minnesota's Mayo Clinic reported finding the "powerful antioxidant, quercetin, in apples and apple juice." Quercetin is one of the more potent antioxidants in apples. In the journal 'Nature', 2000, researchers at Cornell University reported that apple components had more antioxidant capability than a 1,500-milligram mega dose of vitamin C. "Scientists are interested in isolating single components, such as vitamin C, vitamin E, or beta carotene to see if they exhibit antioxidant benefits", says Dr. Rui Hai Liu at Cornell. "It turns out that none of those work alone. It's the combination of flavonoids and polyphenols [antioxidant phytonutrients found in apples] doing the work."