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Austrian Brand’s Newest Like-Homemade Offering Promises to Sweeten Everything it Touches, from your Holiday Baking to Christmas Brunch

Toronto, September 21, 2022 – Indulge your loved ones and your sweet tooth this holiday with the newest addition to Darbo’s lineup of preservative-free jams and spreads, 80% Fruit spreads, one of the highest fruit content products of its kind on the market. With more fruit packed into every jar the raspberry, apricot, blueberry, strawberry, and mixed berry flavors take center stage. Darbo’s insistence on picking the highest quality fruit only once it has reached peak maturity, contributes to more robust flavors and naturally occurring sugars in their fruit spreads, meaning that the 80% Fruit product line can rely less on added sugar and more on the fruit’s natural sweetness for a healthier, like-homemade jam. Not only do the jewel-toned jars make great stocking stuffers for the foodies on your list this year, but the fruit-forward spreads are perfect for serving alongside your Christmas morning brunch and the brand’s entire line of jams and spreads lends itself perfectly to holiday baking, too!

The 80% Fruit line of spreads are the newest in a 140-year legacy of jam-making by the family-run company that began in the former Austrian city of Görz, in 1879. Their tradition of using only four ingredients—the finest fruits, harvested from suppliers in renowned growing regions the world-over, granulated sugar, pectin, and lemon juice concentrate—persists to this day as does their gentle, low-heat production process, which allows the fruit to retain its natural flavor. Both traditions have substantiated Darbo’s standing as one of the leading manufacturers of jam in Europe.

“We think health-conscious Canadians and demanding gourmets will appreciate our new 80% Fruit spreads for their delectable fruit taste and multitude of uses, especially as the holidays approach and people are entertaining and baking more,” explains Martin Darbo, CEO at Darbo. The 80% Fruit spreads join the lineup of original Darbo products already available here in Canada, which includes unique fruit blends like Black Cherry, Raspberry-Rhubarb, Rosehip, and Plum, alongside more typical varieties like Strawberry, Raspberry, Apricot, and Wild Blueberry. Flavors from both lines lend themselves particularly well to baking, and in fact, part of Darbo’s heritage was, and continues to be, supplying the baking and confectionary trade with fine fruit products for recipes.

Give Your Holidays a Tangy Twist with Darbo Wild Lingonberry Sauce  

A staple in Northern European countries, especially around the holidays, Lingonberry Sauce is most often served as a sweet-tarte compliment to meat dishes like duck breast, meatballs, pork roast and fish. Made from a forest berry harvested in cold climates such as Scandinavia and Quebec, Darbo is proud to bring the tradition of Lingonberry sauce to Canadians with its recipe featuring 60% whole lingonberries, sugar, pectin, and lemon juice concentrate. Lingonberry sauce isn’t limited to meat though. Copy the Swedish tradition of serving it over pancakes for something new at Christmas brunch or use the deep red sauce as a festive ice cream topper for dessert.

Darbo 80% Fruit spreads, along with their line of original spreads, are available in either 250g and/or 450g jars and retail between $4,99 and $6,49. Find Darbo nationwide at 5 Saisons, Adonis, Denningers, Foodbasics, Foodland, Highland Farms, IGA, Loblaws, Metro, Rachelle Beri, Wal-Mart (Ontario and Western Canada), Whole Foods (Western Canada) and numerous other fine grocers across Canada.

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Darbo is a family-run company based out of Tyrol, Austria, that has been perfecting the art of fruit processing over the span of ve generations. From humble beginnings as producers of fruit jams, liqueurs and syrups out of a small factory in Görz in 1879, Darbo has persisted and is now the number one brand of jams and honeys in Austria with growing popularity and distribution the world-over. Darbo’s success is bound to its commitment to using only the nest fruit and simple ingredients in every jar of jam. e company’s exacting standards have also helped establish its exclusive fruit syrups and honeys as among the best in Europe.
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