Can Maraschino Cherries Be All Natural & Merry?

2 different size jars of Tillen Farms Maraschino Cherries
Credit: Tillen Farms

Yes, they can…if they’re Tillen Farms Maraschino Cherries.

Made without artificial colors, artificial flavors, sulfites, and preservatives these cherries offer great taste! 

They boast the following:

  • Cholesterol free
  • Gluten free
  • Low sodium
  • Vegan
  • Tree nut free
  • Peanut free
  • Kosher Certified


This brief video shows the traditional way maraschino cherries are made:

They provide an attractive garnish for cocktails, ice cream sundaes, and baked goods that truly enhance the presentation.

However, due to the addition of chemicals, high fructose corn syrup, and artificial colors & flavors, many people avoid using them.

The Ingredients in the Tillen Farms recipe  are:
  • Cherries
  • Water
  • Sugar
  • Vegetable and fruit concentrate (color)
  • Natural flavor.

Thankfully, there is an all-natural alternative that tastes great! You don’t have to sacrifice the special decorative details because of health concerns… and that really is “the cherry on top!”

Now available at The Happy Eggplant…your neighborhood resource for natural, healthy foods and essential kitchen equipment.

Click here for further information on the history, manufacturing process, and ways to garnish with maraschino cherries.


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