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Vaccinium oxycoccus (Cranberries)

Vaccinium oxycoccos. Canneberge is a frenchification of the English cranberry, but in spite of the Académie’s best efforts, you will mostly see the English.

Virtually unknown in France 25 years ago, the juice (mainly Ocean Spray) and dried berries are found everywhere, now that the French have developed a taste for their flavour and their many health benefits.

Fruit and nuts

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by This photography was created by Mariluna.