Nov 17, 2021 - Food and Drink
Floridians prefer canned cranberry sauce
Data: Instacart; Map: Sara Wise/Axios; Illustrations: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Floridians are about four times more likely to buy canned rather than fresh cranberries in comparison to the national average.

  • Typical cranberries don’t grow down here, but the "Florida Cranberry" — or Roselle — is an heirloom plant used to make a fruity tea, jelly, and a tart sauce that tastes like cranberries.

Go deeper: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings includes a recipe for roselle jelly in "Cross Creek Cookery."

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