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AdinaA Sep 15, 2013 08:33 AM

I "always" buy the Fairway brand, I especially like to stud the challah with them for the Chagim. They are also essential to make the craisin-and-nut trail mix that is my dietary staple when traveling to places/countries where kosher provisions are scarce.

But - the Fairway brand suddenly doesn't have a hecksher on the package.

So I picked up the Ocean Spray Craisins. They are plumb and overly sweet. Much too sweet. Yuck.

The Fairway brand is tart and chewy. Where can I buy supervised dried cranberries that are like the ones Fairway used to sell me?

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    Miri1 RE: AdinaA Sep 15, 2013 08:39 AM

    Never had Fairway, but I buy them from Trader Joe's.

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      queenscook RE: Miri1 Sep 15, 2013 11:04 AM

      I like the orange flavored/scented ones from Trader Joe's.

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      EmpireState RE: AdinaA Sep 15, 2013 02:45 PM

      I like the TJ ones as well. Ocean Spray also has reduced sugar Craisins. They replace some of the sugar with sucralose. (It has the same hashgacha as the original ones)

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        susiejane RE: AdinaA Sep 15, 2013 03:17 PM

        Klein's packages some . I have used them for Pesach but really do not recall what they were like.

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          PotatoPuff RE: AdinaA Sep 15, 2013 06:40 PM

          I like TJ's, and if you are in the Fresh Direct area some of their own brand are kosher and quite good.

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