What the heck is a switchel?
A switchel originated in the Caribbean but it was the farmers of New England who really took a liking to it. Also called “Haymaker’s Punch”, farm wives mixed up [...]
How is switchel different from kombucha?
Compared with the more well-known Kombucha, Switchels are a little bit sweeter, more of a boost of energy, and they are also flat which makes them easier to drink [...]
Where are your products made?
Our preserves are made on our farm in a commercial kitchen, and the Switchels are bottled at a plant in Mississauga, as they require pasteurization. And after stirring [...]
Do you use local ingredients?
We try to source our ingredients as locally as possible. In the early days we used fruit from our farm but as we grew - and added more jam varieties - we needed to [...]
Are your Switchels good for those with IBD?
Our Switchels are neither carbonated nor fermented, nor do they contain alcohol or caffeine. Many people find they can drink our Switchels without any issues. Of [...]
Where can I buy Moss Berry Farm products?
You’ll likely find our products wherever natural and specialty food products are sold and/or served. Our Store Locator shows you who carries Moss Berry Farm products. [...]
We must be! But no nuts in any of the products. We do grow about 20 acres of Black Walnuts and are currently discussing harvesting the syrup from the trees. Stay tuned!
What is malic acid?
Malic acid is an organic compound that is naturally found in non-citrus fruits such as apples, peaches and berries.
Are the switchels pasteurized?
Yes. Flash-pasteurization eliminates harmful bacteria while maintaining as much of the natural nutrients, flavor and color as possible.
What's the shelf life?
The switchels have a shelf life of two years. Best before dates can be found on the neck of the switchel bottle in black ink.
Are your products prebiotic or probiotic?
The Low Calorie Blueberry switchel is prebiotic, as it's sweetened with low-calorie, high-fibre chicory root and contains 44% of your RDA for soluble fibre.
Are your products environmentally friendly?
All of our products are packed in glass because it can be recycled. We are moving to a biodegradable label on the switchel bottle and hope to have that in place shortly.