New Zealand Blackberries are available from December through to March.
Store in the refrigerator. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Throughout history the blackberry has had significance in medicine and for more than 2000 years has been used to treat bowel problems and fever. The Ancient Greeks prescribed blackberries to help with gout. Blackberry plants are native to Asia, Europe, North and South America.
Serving size: 1/2 cup - 64g
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.3||0.5|
|- saturated (g)||trace||trace|
|- sugars (g)||6.5||10.1|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||3.9||6.1|
|Vitamin C (mg)||12.8||20|
|Vitamin E (mg)||2.2||3.5|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research