How do we make candied fruit, candied fruit and glazed fruit?
The manufacturing process of our glazed fruits, candied fruits and candied fruits is simple but long and depends directly on the product to be glazed, but we can summarize each step.
First, we select the best fruit on the market. We try as much as possible to buy seasonal fruit for glazing, the tastiest ones. In this respect, we must be realistic. Not all fruit is available all year round and it is impossible to make certain products at a certain time of the year because they cannot be purchased.
Glazing is a perfect traditional way to preserve fruit. We can afford to buy slightly larger quantities in season, select the best raw material and get a better price for the fruit. After passing several quality and selection controls, the fruit to be glazed is cleaned and immersed and cooked in the best syrup (water and sugar) to keep it for months, as it has been done for centuries.
The final process is drying. It is usually coated with pectin beforehand to leave a shiny finish and give consistency to the product. This process is important because a poorly dehydrated fruit will leave a different taste than the one we are looking for. This process is done little by little.
How to buy and preserve glazed fruit?
Thanks to glazing, a traditional preservation technique. The glazed fruit keeps perfectly well outside the refrigerator. Inside a kitchen cabinet is the perfect place. Temperature changes (refrigerator) can cause the sugar to granulate (turn to an earthy texture).
Does the candied fruit I am going to buy contain gluten?
No, our glazed fruit is gluten-free, but it is manufactured in a place where sulfites are used.
Brand of our best icings
Labeled with the brand ”La Colmena”, freshness and quality are guaranteed. Our customers love our glazed fruit for its balanced flavor and sweetness.
Buy glazed fruit in bulk
We have several options for buying fruit by weight. Contact us and we will advise you.
Glazed fruit ingredients: Fruit (in variable proportion: cherry, plum, pear, tangerine and apricot), sugar, glucose and fructose syrup, preservative E-202, acidity corrector E-330 and coloring for the following fruits:
Red cherry: coloring E-127
Plum: coloring E-100 and E-142
Manufactured in a company that uses sulfites.