What is a Juju Bean?

What is a Juju Bean?

Jujubes were first produced some time before 1920. The jujube is an edible berry that grows in the tropics. But the name of the berry has nothing to do with the make-up of the candy, which is more likely related to one of the basic ingredients of both Jujubes and Jujyfruits, ju-ju gum.

Do they still sell jujubes?

But in 1995 they sold out to Hershey's. Hershey's then sold Heide (along with their other famous candies Red Hot Dollars and line of gummis) to Farley's & Sather. While the Jujyfruits have remained relatively unchanged over the years, the Jujubes have gone through some substantial changes.

What do jujubes taste like?

When fresh, the white flesh of a jujube fruit is very similar in taste to that of an apple. When dried, jujube fruit tastes a lot like the dates you're familiar with from your local grocery store.

Where do jujubes come from?


Is BER good for health?

Packed with various vitamins and minerals, ber helps in the formation and maintenance of the blood stream, body hormones, hair, bones, skin, muscles, body enzymes and neurotransmitters. The ber tree is also popular as a fruit that removes sorrow, perhaps because of its sedative properties.

How do you use dried jujube?

Use dried jujubes in place of dates or raisins in recipes. Dried jujubes look and taste similar to dates, hence their other name: Red Date. You can add them to compotes, desserts, and jams. You can also use them in sauces, soups, and stuffing. They taste great in sweet and savory recipes.

How long do dried jujubes last?

about 6-12 months

How do you keep jujube fresh?

  1. Look For. The fruit changes from green to brownish colour as they ripen. Choose fruit that is firm and free of blemishes or bruises.
  2. To Store. Once fully ripened, store at room temperature for up to 5 days. Candied jujubes can last in jars for around 3 months.
  3. To Prepare. The ripe fruit is mostly consumed raw.

How do you dry jujube in the oven?

But if you don't have a dehydrator, you can try to complete the drying process in an oven by arranging the fruits in rows in a tray, making sure they don't touch each other. Turn the oven on to 140°F (60°C) and let the jujubes dry. If using a dehydrator, it will take the fruits 24 hours to dry completely.