Blackberries are best known as a wild fruit, gathered in the countryside. However, they are widely grown in Latin America, producing extra-large blackberries with different flavours.
All the varieties are absolutely delicious.
REASONS TO EAT IT
- Blackberries have an extremely high content of vitamins C and A
- Blackberries contains sugars, essential for healthy nutrition
- Blackberries provide extra calcium
The best-known variety of blackberry is the Arapaho.
We market blackberries in 1 or 2 kilo boxes, containing 125 gr. punnets.
We sell different brands of blackberries depending on the countries where they are produced.
|values per 100 gr|
|Vitamin C||14 gr.|
Blackberries have a very high vitamin content, especially vitamins C and A. They also contain sugars and are rich in calcium.
ORIGIN AND CHARACTERISTICS
Blackberries originated in Persia. In the wild form they are naturalised in many Mediterranean countries.
The blackberry is a fruit from the Rosaceae family, small, round or slightly oval, and composed of small drupelets. Its size ranges from 1.5 to 2 cm and its colour may be red or black, depending on the variety. Blackberries have a delicious sweet flavour.
STORAGE AND CONSUMPTION RECOMMENDATIONS
Blackberries are eaten raw, after gently rinsing and draining them and removing the stems. They are also used in all kinds of desserts, jams, or with yoghurt.
Blackberries can only be kept a few days in the refrigerator. Due to their fragility it is recommended to eat them soon after picking.
Ideal temperature: -0.5 to 0ºC.