Delicate, sweet, flavourful and a favourite of all ages, raspberries deliver a mouth-watering taste sensation. Bionest takes extreme care in cultivating organic raspberries and bringing them to the peak of ripeness and perfection for your table.
A QuoteRaspberries belong to the Rosaceae family of plants, which houses some of the world's most beloved fruits.
Among consumers, raspberries are the third most popular berry and follow right after strawberries and blueberries. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, folate, iron, potassium, antioxidants and disease-fighting ellagic acid. Ellagitannins, a family of compounds almost exclusive to the raspberry, are reported to have anti-cancer activity and contribute to the raspberry’s antioxidant power. They are also a great source of fiber, which has been found to lower cholesterol levels. The beautiful red colour is from anthocyanins, an antioxidant.
When selecting raspberries, we pick brightly coloured, plump berries. As with all berries avoid any that show signs of spoilage or mould and be sure they are free of dents or bruises. Fresh raspberries are fragile and highly perishable. Keep them in your refrigerator and use within two days. Avoid washing raspberries before serving. Instead, gently spray with a fine mist to avoid crushing them.lso a great source of fiber, which has been found to lower cholesterol levels. The beautiful red colour is from anthocyanins, an antioxidant.