Imported frozen Raspberries
Perfect for smoothies, shakes!
Raspberries are berries that have woody stems and are perennial as the grass. Each individual raspberry can weigh from 3g to 5g with drupelets, a juicy pulp and one central seed.
It is said to have been named after "a sweet rose-colored wine" called raspise or derived from its physical appearance, having a rough surface, rasp or "rough berry".
These vividly-colored little bundles of berries are not only juicy and satisfying to eat, they also pave the way for a healthier diet.
As these berries are all-natural, these may have naturally occuring tarty taste. You can even out by mixing with honey and other natural sweeteners.
Every hundred-gram serving makes 86% water, 12% carbs, and 1% protein and fat, supplying 52 calories. Raspberries help promote a healthy complexion, an increased energy and help improve memory.
These berries are also among the excellent sources of dietary fiber, one of the highest in whole foods, providing 26% of the daily value needs for every hundred-gram serving.
High-fiber intake is associated with good maintenance of blood sugar levels, keeping them stable and even improving or lowering them altogether - helps managing diabetes and obesity. It gives better digestive health and good excretion of toxins. Increased intake is linked as well to lowering of blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Rich source of vitamin C with 44% DV and Manganese, 34% DV and 12% of vitamin K. They also have essential vitamins and minerals in small doses and no starch. These combined nutrients are beneficial for healthy body functions.
Raspberries also contain phytochemicals, such as anthocyanin, one of the flavonoid-rich foods. These also have anti-inflammation properties thus reducing risk of several inflammation-related conditions such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and stroke.
The powerful antioxidants from these berries work against free radicals, which can help fight aging, slow cancer growth, and help protect against heart disease.
Adding fruits in the diet may bring great health benefits. At least three servings of raspberries per week to get the most its health benefits.
Other Serving Ideas:
- mix well with oatmeal
- look pretty in fresh fruit cocktail
- great addition to yogurt
- excellent topping on waffles or pancakes
- make a great flavor for cakes
- good filling in muffins and sweet breads
- make fresh syrup when blended with a little water to top desserts or breakfast foods
- mix into a spinach salad with goat cheese and walnuts
- good to add to chicken salad
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 the berries under water or microwaving for defrosting to keep from mushy and soggy textures.
Frozen, packed by 1 Box 500 g