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#1 Lior

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 11:23 AM

I found a source- nutrifruit. It seems quite expensive- 24$ for 142g or 5 oz. I was wondering what you use? I thought to use not only in ganache or for rolling truffles in but in the couverture- does anyone use itfor this application?
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#2 Badiane

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 11:32 AM

I use a brand called "Just Tomatoes" that I buy in the US when I am there. Of course they don't really have too many powders, but it's easy to grind up the whole stuff for the small amounts I need. The powders sell in one pound packages for about $33 US. The whole fruits sell in smaller quantities - a 2.5 oz tub is just over $5 US

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#3 Chocolot

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 04:30 PM

I order from freeze dried powders
They will send free samples. I also buy large cans of whole FD strawberries and raspberries and pulverize them myself. I have used them in fondant centers for years and now use them in my ganaches.

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#4 mrose

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 06:17 PM

I order from freeze dried powders
They will send free samples.  I also buy large cans of whole FD strawberries and raspberries and pulverize them myself.  I have used them in fondant centers for years and now use them in my ganaches.

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Can you give us an idea of the cost of their fruit powders?
Mark
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#5 Lior

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Posted 30 October 2008 - 12:30 AM

Thank you, Ruth! I have sent them an email and am waiting to hear if I can get samples here and also be able to purchase. Thanks again!!

#6 Chocolot

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Posted 30 October 2008 - 05:26 AM

I order from freeze dried powders
They will send free samples.  I also buy large cans of whole FD strawberries and raspberries and pulverize them myself.  I have used them in fondant centers for years and now use them in my ganaches.

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Can you give us an idea of the cost of their fruit powders?

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Sorry--it has been years since I ordered and to be honest, the samples they sent lasted a long time:-) I think all FD powders are pricey per pound, but you use so little. I don't remember them as being outragiously priced. Years ago, I bought directly from Oregon Freeze Dry, but they no longer sell in small quantities and they referred me to Van Drunen. They have a large selection. You can even choose seeds or no seeds in the raspberry. They offer drum dried for a lower cost, but I don't think the flavor is as good.

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#7 Camano Chef

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 09:30 AM

Does anyone have a source for "reasonable" quantities of freeze dried powdered products such as turkey powder, etc? I have tried International Dried Foods, and Oregon Freeze Dry but they only sell their products in very large quantities

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#8 sote23

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 12:50 PM

I buy mine here.
http://www.lepicerie...omy_page_1.html
The quality is excellent and the pricing is much better than nutrifruit or just tomatoes.
Luis

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#9 ejw50

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 04:05 PM

^^ but the service of the store is much worse if anything goes wrong

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and they do not reply to the BBB either.

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#10 sote23

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 05:14 PM

I can only speak from my experience. I've used them for years and have never had a problem.

Luis

#11 Kathyf

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Posted 01 November 2008 - 07:46 PM

Frutta Prima from Albert Uster - great product and great service.
http://www.auiswissc...ITPOWDER/204159

#12 Darcy

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 04:26 PM

Can anyone recommend suppliers of freeze dried fruit powders? in Canada or USA?


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#13 Droo

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Posted 01 July 2014 - 01:41 AM

try this link: http://www.fresh-as..../USA-STOCKISTS/