Imported Frozen Blackberries
Blackberry is an aggregate edible fruit consisting of small juicy drupelets, in deep purple hues going to black in color. Perfect for smoothies and shakes!
Commonly found in the west, this fruit has been a regular in the western table for so many years and a favorite of early European settlers. Now they can be staples of your diet, too. Enjoy the sweet succulent bundle while getting as much of their plenty health benefits.
As these berries are all-natural, these may have naturally occuring tarty or bitter taste. You can even out by mixing with honey and other natural sweeteners.
An excellent source of dietary fiber providing 20% of the recommended daily values for every 100 g serving. Both soluble and insoluble fibers are present in this bundle of perennial fruits, which are essential for the digestive health of the body. They aid as well in the absorption of water in the large intestines, thereby easing out the excretion process, making a regular bowel movement.
They may include as well some large seeds, which contain oil that is rich in omega-3 (alpha-linolenic acid) and omega-6 (linoleic acid) fats as well as protein and dietary fiber.
Blackberries are also among the anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory fruits with significant contents of numerous phytochemicals such as polyphenols, and anthocyanins to name a few. These antioxidants fight off free radicals that damage cells in our body as well as inflammation. They also help boost cognitive function slowing down its decline related to aging. Another factor is the vitamin K content, which the fruit provides in good doses. This vitamin is also associated in the anti-cancer properties of the fruit. Regular intake of blackberries may enhance memory and improve body functions.
Good for the heart. These antioxidants as well as other nutrients like magnesium and fiber help prevent blockage of the arteries, stimulate smooth blood flow, and regulate blood pressure. Thus, this potentially reduces the risk of heart diseases such as atherosclerosis and stroke, and keep cardiovascular health in check.
Abundant in Manganese, nutrient that is important to maintain brain function. Proper amount of this mineral is vital as manganese transmission in the brain is important. Deficiency of this mineral is associated with brain conditions such as epilepsy.
Regular consumption of this fruit can also help in improving general immune system, fight off illness and infection, with its doses of vitamins and minerals.
Excellent ally in weight management or balanced diet - it is low in calories, high in fiber, low in fat. Great to snack on when the craving hits on.
The soft fruit is famous for its use in smoothies, desserts, shakes, jams, jelly, and sometimes wine.
It can also be mixed with apples to make pies and crumbles.
They can be used in candy-making, too.
Delivered frozen, packed by 1 lb (454 g)
In the freezer at 0°F (–18°C) or below.
Note: Frozen items, especially for fruits, have the tendency to clump together. It is advisable to thaw the fruits in advance a few hours before use.
Defrosting and Thawing:
Remove from the freezer and put only needed amount to defrost in a secure plastic bag or lidded plastic container.
Place berries in the refrigerator. Slow defrosting from 6-15 hours is preferred.
After, put the pack in a container filled with cold water to make defrosting faster. Place back in the refrigerator as soon as defrosted.
Avoid running berries under water or microwaving for defrosting to keep from mushy and soggy textures.