Small cranberry

The cranberry grows preferentially on boggy soils. Its locations are mainly in nature reserves, so collecting the fruit is possible only in exceptional cases.

Taste. The cranberry has a slightly bitter taste, roughly similar to that of cranberries.

Effect. The berries are rich in vitamin C, minerals, pectin, organic acids (especially citric acid, benzoic acid and chlorogenic acid) and sugar. Specific beneficial nutritional effects of cranberry are described with respect to the urinary tract. The anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effect has been proven in several studies.