Many people are not aware that fruit cocktail has a standard of identity. What this means is the FDA has specific requirements for the composition of the product. The standard of identity for fruit cocktail requires there be 30-50% diced peaches, 25-45% diced pears, 6-16% diced pineapple, 6-20% seedless grapes, 2-6% cherry halves or whole pitted cherries. There are additional details in the actual standard that the FDA has for this product.
The best thing about using fruitcocktail is you get a variety of fruits in each spoonful. This is a great way to change the flavor of some of the recipes in Flavorful Fortified Food - Recipes to Enrich Life. Check out the recipes and suggestions to add this ingredient into additional food items. .
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