Raspberries

Raspberries are available in red, black, purple and gold with red being the most common.

Did you know:

  • Good quality raspberries will be firm, plump and dry.
  • Avoid berries that are to firm, green or are still attached to the stem.
  • Raspberries are highly perishable and delicate, so be sure to eat them as soon as possible after purchase.
  • Raspberries should last up to five days in a dry sealed container in the refrigerator.
  • Wait to wash berries until you are ready to use them as for any kind of moisture will increase the risk of moldy or spoiled berries.
  • Raspberries are very high in Vitamin C, Calcium, and Iron.
  • Raspberries can be eaten raw, added to salads, desserts, sauces and can also be used to make jams and jellies.

Heirloom Varieties

  • Heirloom Raspberries contain significant amounts of polyphenol antioxidants, chemicals linked to promoting endothelial and cardiovascular health.
  • The health benefits of Raspberries, for their antioxidant properties, help in reducing strokes, cardiovascular diseases and Urinary Tract Infections.
  • Heirloom Blueberries are used in home-style jellies, jams and pies, baked into muffins and are an ingredient of many other homemade snacks and delicacies.

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