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Blackberries originated from the species Rubus and are native to temperate zones. They are believed to be at their best when picked directly from the wild however some newer cultivated varieties do match the real wild flavour. They are low in energy, fat and sugar. Blackberries are a good source of fibre, Vitamins C and E and folic acid.

Nutritional Value


Nutrient   Raw Stewed (No Sugar) Stewed with Apples (No Sugar)
Energy kJ 104 88 116
  Kcal 25 21 27
Protein g 0.9 0.8 0.6
Carbohydrate g 5.1 4.4 6.4
Fat g 0.2 0.2 0.1


How to Store

Store in cool dry place or refrigerator.

How to Cook

Blackberries can be eaten raw, stewed or baked. They can also be used for jam, jelly, wine, syrup and chutney.

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