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Thermally Dried Berries

Sample of MEC’s Dried Native Elderberries - 12% moisture.

MEC has limited quantities of sustainably grown, thermally  dried elderberries  for sale. 

MEC Consumer Buyer Direct Prices / Online
[To place an order, please click on the subhead.]
Order up to 10 lb. online with flat rate shipping in continental USA.

Limited quantities of sustainably grown freeze dried berries are currently available. Please see that page in the menu.

We only sell berries from our grower network, and we only dry our native certified organic elderberries when we have excess inventory or when the order is reserved in advance by contract. To reserve certified organic elderberries in any form, please contact Chris Patton directly, first by email then phone: or 612-418-4624.

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Naturally more reddish, North American black elderberries taste and smell better than the imports. Most dried elderberries imported from Europe are wild collected. European research found that “...wild elderberry have the lowest quantities of these bioactive compounds…” [Point #14, Functional Ingredient page]

Bulk Dried Elderberries - 1, 2, 5 or 10 lb. 
(Prices include USA shipping & handling)


Flat rate online orders may only be made for domestic USA delivery because they are based on postage rates for that area. Total price for exceptions will be quoted in advance and invoiced upon your approval before shipping. Please email Verlyn Sneller at 

Orders are filled in the order they are received online.  For small processors making liquid elderberry products (syrups, etc) we suggest that you try raw elderberry juice, which offers a much less processed way to make elderberry syrup. See the recipe below. 

Thermally Dried Native Elderberries
No certified organic dried berries available at this time.
[Delivery/shipping charges are not included in the prices below.]

  • $30/lb. certified organic
  • $27/lb. sustainably grown

MEC Wholesale Direct Prices 
(Retail store, craft producers or orders of 50 lb. or more

  • $28/lb. certified organic
  • $25/lb. sustainably grown

For orders of bulk dried berries over 50 lb., please contact Chris Patton directly by email: 
You will be quoted with freight and billed in advance of shipping.

Special order dried elderberries may be packed in 8 oz. or 16 oz. pouches as pictured for an additional charge of $3.00/pouch of either size as pictured below. 

No international orders except Canada. Flat rate orders apply to domestic USA delivery when able to use USPS flat rate boxes. For larger orders of dried elderberries, or for orders sent outside the 48 states please email Chris Patton, Total price will be quoted in advance and invoiced upon your approval before shipping.

MEC Packed Wholesale Pouches + $3/each

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© Midwest Elderberry Cooperative 2018