Blackberry

Rubus ulmifolius

The popular wild blackberry is actually blackberry , also called black raspberry. It is a fruit that grows in shrubs of the Rosaceae family, which includes more than 2,000 species of herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees distributed throughout temperate regions around the world. The main European fruits, in addition to the rose bush, belong to this great family. Likewise, they are included within the Rubus genus, which should not be confused at any time with the fruits of the Morus genus; Morus nigra and Morus alba L., which grow on trees.

packaging

The blackberry are matured in the tree, protected individually and transported by air from Colombia to Asia and Europe, protected in boxes specifically designed for conservation.

Specifications

The average dimensions of each fruit are 6 to 7 cm long and 4 to 6 cm in diameter. Its average weight is 150 g The product is marketed in boxes of 10 to 12 units of approximately 2.5Kg each

regulations

The fruit, its packaging and packaging comply with all import regulations of fresh food to Asia and Europe

Origin of blackberry

These fruits are native to Asia and Europe and can be seen in the wild in roadsides or streams. They grow in moist soils and in some cases, such as pacharán, they can be found at 1,500 meters of altitude. They ripen during the summer and autumn months. Currently, species are grown for commercial purposes, so it is easy to find them in specialized markets. The blueberry that is consumed in Spain comes basically from Australia, Chile, Holland and Italy, but those that come from Huelva and Asturias are becoming increasingly relevant.

Nutritional benefits of blackberry

These fruits are of low caloric value due to their low carbohydrate intake. Especially rich in vitamin C are black and red currants, which have larger amounts than some citrus fruits. In general, wild berries are a good source of fiber; which improves intestinal transit, and potassium, iron and calcium (the latter two of worse use than those from food of animal origin), astringent tannins and various organic acids. However, what really characterizes these fruits is their abundance of natural pigments (anthocyanins and carotenoids) of antioxidant action. In human food, this type of fruit is one of the most important sources of anthocyanins, that give them their characteristic color and that they are together with organic acids such as oxalic acid or malic acid, also responsible for their flavor. Vitamin C has antioxidant action, as do anthocyanins and carotenoids. This vitamin is involved in the formation of collagen, bones and teeth, red blood cells and promotes the absorption of iron from food and resistance to infections. Potassium is necessary for the transmission and generation of the nerve impulse, for normal muscle activity and is involved in the balance of water inside and outside the cell. red blood cells and favors the absorption of iron from food and resistance to infections. Potassium is necessary for the transmission and generation of the nerve impulse, for normal muscle activity and is involved in the balance of water inside and outside the cell. red blood cells and favors the absorption of iron from food and resistance to infections. Potassium is necessary for the transmission and generation of the nerve impulse, for normal muscle activity and is involved in the balance of water inside and outside the cell.

Mode of consumption of blackberry

After knowing all the properties that blackberries contain we can deduce that you are interested in consuming them: children, blackberry juice is very beneficial for children to grow up healthy and strong; people who need hypocaloric diets , weight control or weight loss diets; in case of constipation (must be consumed mature); in case of diarrhea and colitis (we must take them immature); people with heart problems , high cholesterol , hypertension or diabetes(Pterostilbene from blackberries helps regulate blood glucose and fight type II diabetes; in case of oropharyngeal conditions (for sore throat make an infusion with its leaves and make gargles); people with circulatory problems or conditions of the skin ; people with worms or tapeworm (with the bark of the tree and the soft roots of the plant a tea is also prepared that expels tapeworm and worms); in cases of rheumatism, gout or arthritis ; in people with typhoid fevers; in feverish states and weakening.

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Dehydration

Uses hot air to evaporate the water from the fruit, getting the lowest humidity at the best cost.

harvest

whole fruits

Our fruits ripen on the tree, are exported by air, and in a couple of days can be on the table of the consumer

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Lyophilization

Removes the water by freezing and sublimation –vacuum at 30ºC.

cooking

chopped fruit

The fastest way to reach results is to monitor the progress you make.

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Spray-Dry

Transforms the fruit into pulp whitch is easily rehydrated.

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frozer

Fruits are recognized at their optimum ripeness, just when they are tastier and more nutritious. It can be washed, cut, packaged and frozen in just a few hours to get to the table at its best.

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