Blackberries

BLACKBERRIES

Bramble fruits are the blackberries and raspberries. Both belong to the genus Rubus. They are fresh fruit favorites and desired ingredients in jams, jellies, sauces, pies and wines. Blackberry and raspberry fruits are highly nutritious, containing soluble fiber, vitamins and minerals. The berries also contain high levels of antioxidants and natural substances that are anti-carcinogenic (cancer preventing).

ZARZAMORA

Blackberries and raspberries are high on demand due to its exotic flavor, its nutritive value, and the growing interest in producing yogurt and juice blends. besides their excellent flavor. Blackberries and raspberries provide vitamin A, vitamin C and dietary minerals. Blackberries are rich in fiber (pectins), which may help prevent heart disease by lowering abnormally high levels of blood cholesterol. Foods high in soluble fibers also help diabetics by slowing the release of carbohydrates into the blood stream and maintaining a more even blood-glucose level.

Ingredients

100 % Blackberries (Rubus fruticosus) tupi

Benefits and Advantages

• Source of vitamins

Bramble fruits are rich in vitamins A, C and E, as well as folic acid.

• Source of minerals

Blackberries provide iron and potassium.

• Source of fiber

Blackberries are also rich in soluble fiber.

• Source of antioxidants

Antioxidants such as, anthocyanins and phytochemicals such as beta-carotene, and ellagic,

coumaric, and ferulic acids.

Handling and Storage

Keep refrigerated (2 – 4 ºC)

Shelf life

10 – 15 Days