Blackberries

Blackberries

Blackberries are a beautiful deep, inky blue-black color, with a sweet, slightly tart flavor.

These juicy berries are low in calories, high in dietary fiber, vitamin C and A, and loaded with iron and potassium. They can be enjoyed fresh from the market, added to salads, desserts, or beverages! Did you know that wild blackberries can be found growing in rural sections of California?

Blackberry plants are an important source of nectar for honeybees!

The Lowdown

  • Season
    Summer
  • Color
    Blue-Black
  • Select
    Choose blackberries that are plump, shiny and free of bruising. Do not select blackberries that are leaking or have mold growing.
  • Store
    Store blackberries in the refrigerator in a shallow container covered with plastic wrap. Do not wash blackberries before storing them as the extra moisture speeds up deterioration.

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