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Keeping It Real by Eating the Peel

Keeping It Real by Eating the Peel

“Keep It Real, Eat the Peel” proclaims the bag of RIND Snacks. View original article » The line of non-GMO superfruits grow on small family farms in California’s Central Valley and are then sundried or dehydrated whole with their skins and peels intact. The New York company offers choices that include Tropical Blend (oranges, pineapples, and kiwis); Orchard Blend (persimmons, tarts apples, and kiwis) and Tangy Kiwi ($2.99 to $3.99 for 1½ ounces; about $6 for 3 ounces; $17.99 for a 3-pack, 3 ounces each). Chewy, not crispy or moist like prunes, the fruits are both sweet and tangy. “We consider...

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150ish Food Blog: To keep it real, eat the peel with these tasty new fruit snacks

150ish Food Blog: To keep it real, eat the peel with these tasty new fruit snacks

To keep it real, eat the peel With these tasty new fruit snacks View original article »Your mom always told you all the vitamins were in the apple skin, didn’t she? That’s pretty much true: More fiber, vitamins, and nutrients are packed into the skin or rind of fruit than the flesh of the fruit alone. But with a lot of fruits, it’s just not that easy (or tasty) to eat the peel. So we really like that an entrepreneurial mom and her husband have introduced a way for us to have our peel and eat it, too. Joanna and Matt...

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New York Times: Dried Fruits With More Texture

Florence Fabricant | July 30, 2018 -- Rind, a new fruit snack that includes the peel, is a treat suitable for a cheese board or a nibble on the go. They’re not nose-to-tail, but the dried fruits from Rind follow the notion of no waste, as the oranges, kiwis, apples, peaches and, unusually, persimmons still have their rinds. Only the pineapple is peeled. All make for good snacking, to serve with cheese, or chopped into biscotti or other baked goods. Rind Snacks, three 3-ounce packages, $17.99, rindsnacks.com.

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Food Gal: Rind It Up

Did you know that rinds are gold — containing more fiber and a higher concentration of nutrients than the flesh of the fruits themselves? Matt Weiss knows, as did his great-grandmother who had her own health food store in Michigan back in the 1920s that sold bulk natural foods. Following in her footsteps, Weiss has come up with RIND, dried fruit with skins intact. The fruit snack is just that — simply fruit, with no added sugar, sulfites or additives. RIND comes in three varieties: California Kiwi, Tropical Blend, and Orchard Blend. I had a chance to try samples recently. The...

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