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Melissa's Quince Paste

Los Angeles, California (2023) – Quince is a round, yellow-colored fruit that resembles a cross between an apple and a pear. Quince is native to Iran, Greece, Turkey, and the Crimean Peninsula. Its fruit has a hard, woody, creamy-white texture that is quite astringent, making it difficult to eat raw. However, by combining the fruit with sugar and water, then cooking at a low heat, the fruit turns red or pink developing a sweet flavor tinged with a bit of sharpness. The high amount of natural pectin in the quince creates a paste that is so dense that it is normally sold in squares or bricks and is sliced before serving. This pigment is also a powerful antioxidant, making cooked quince one of the best additions to boost your antioxidant intake.

Melissa’s now offers this exotic fruit’s flavors in paste form that opens up a whole menu of culinary possibilities! Quince paste will pair perfectly with an assortment of cream cheeses and cured meats on an appetizer platter. Bake its tropical flavors into buttery pastries and savory sauces or start the day with a unique, low fat, low cholesterol and low sodium pancake topper.

Melissa’s Produce is the leading U.S. variety distributor of specialty and organic fresh produce and products. The company imports exotic fruits and vegetables from around the world. Melissa’s Produce can be contacted at 1.800.588.0151 or at www.melissas.com.


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