Dried cranberries contain the same nutrients as fresh cranberries (notably dietary fiber and antioxidants). However, commercial drying processes substantially reduce the vitamin A and vitamin C content. The nutrient density is also reduced if sugar is added.
The nutrition facts for dried cranberries vary significantly depending on the brand. Nutrition facts for 1/3 cup (40 g) of Ocean Spray dried cranberries are as follows:
Calories: 123 kcal
Fat: 0.6 g
Sodium: 1 mg
Total Carbs: 24 g
Dietary Fiber: 2 g
Sugars: 22 g
Protein: 0 g
Dried cranberries contain no cholesterol, or saturated or trans fats.
Consuming dried cranberries will supply very little amounts of an individual's daily requirement for vitamins and minerals.
The most substantial daily amount supplied is the mineral manganese, at 5% of the daily recommended intake.
Having 1/4 cup of dried cranberries will supply one serving of fruits and vegetables.