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Organic Juniper Berries

Organic Juniper Berries

Sonnentor

  • €2.35


Organic Juniper Berries 35g

What are Juniper Berries?

A juniper berry is the female seed cone produced by the various species of junipers. It is not a true berry but a cone with unusually fleshy and merged scales, which give it a berry-like appearance. The cones from a handful of species, especially Juniperus communis, are used as a spice, particularly in European cuisine, and also give gin its distinctive flavour. Juniper berries have been called the only spice derived from conifers, although tar and inner bark (used as a sweetener in Apachecuisines) from pine trees is sometimes considered a spice as well.


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