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Blackberries

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All the best things come in small packages certainly applies to blackberries. Their impressive flavour more than makes up for their small stature. And with blackberries from EAT ME rest assured that that flavour is always wonderfully sweet. Depending on the variety or origin, the fruit can also have a hint of acidity.

What appears to be a single fruit is actually a collection of tiny drupelets clustered together. There can be up to 20 to 50 per berry! Each fruit contains an edible seed. The blackberry has a hollow core where the stem used to be. Blackberries were a popular medicinal plant used by the Greeks and Romans. The nutritional values show that eating blackberries is good for you!

Recipes with blackberries

It's very tempting just to snack on EAT ME blackberries as they are. But unleash your creative juices and see what else you can do! Blackberries lend a distinctive dash of colour to a bowl of yoghurt and make a fabulous summery garnish in a host of dishes. And highly recommended: oatmeal pancakes, with blackberries in a starring role!

Preparation

Blackberries are not a demanding fruit in the kitchen. Simply rinse before use, that's all!

How to use blackberries in the kitchen?

  • Grill
  • In salads
  • As a snack
  • In the blender
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Storage advice

Blackberries can be stored in the fridge for a few days.

Nutritional values per 100 grams

37 kcal
5,1 g carbohydrates
0,2 g fat
0 g saturated fat
3,1 g fiber

Blackberries are a source of vitamin A. A vitamin that is good for your eyesight, for example, it will help you see better in the dark. Vitamin A is also crucial for your immune system: it helps build better immunity. And it also supports another process in our body, the iron metabolism.

How sustainable are blackberries?

We supply blackberries in cardboard trays or shaker punnets. The advantage is that these containers can be recycled. Nowadays many types of plastic packaging can be replaced by cardboard. The same protection for the contents, but much better for the environment.

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