Try It: Cotton Candy Grapes
This naturally-grown seasonal fruit has a flavor that mimics a classic sweet.
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TODAY'S TOPIC: A NICHE GRAPE THAT TASTES LIKE DESSERT
Cotton candy grapes are grown naturally without genetic modification and they taste just like the sweet treat you loved as a child. “We continuously experimented by trying out a wide range of cross-pollination combinations until we achieved the astonishing flavor,” explains Beagle. Delano, California-based horticulturist David Cain, Ph.D., then patented the fruit with International Fruit Genetics (IFG) and licensed growers around the world like Grapery to distribute the product. (IFG was established in 2001 to breed new varieties of grapes under Cain's direction.)
What is more, the designer flavor doesn’t take away from the nutritional properties and these grapes are still a good source of fiber and rich in B vitamins.