More than just strawberries - spray free veg available too.
Juicy, sweet, and plump, strawberries are loaded with huge amount of vitamins. Strawberries are a rich source of dietary fiber, high in Potassium and produce a certain amount of Folate that has been shown in studies to help delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Eight Strawberries hold more Vitamin C than an Orange. You can actually get a full daily value of Vitamin C from just 8 Strawberries.
Raspberries Mid-December-January & April
Wonderfully delicious and rich red coloured raspberries are among the most popular berries grown all over the world. They are rich source of many health promoting plant-derived nutrients, minerals, and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. Delicious raspberries are low in calories and saturated fats but are rich source of dietary fiber and anti-oxidants.
Blackberries February- April
A little more difficult to pick, these plump, sweet berries are well worth the effort. The hardiest of our varieties, Blackberries are known as the “Cabernet” of berries for their earthy, wine-like taste. Blackberries are an easy and healthy addition to anyone’s diet with plenty of fibre, heart-healthy, polyunsaturated fats, and are a particularly good source of vitamin A, potassium and calcium.
Loganberries are juicy and sweetly tart, and turn purple-red when very ripe. Loganberries are high in vitamin C, calcium, iron, potassium, fiber and carbohydrates. They produces a very sweet yet tart juice for drinking, easily mixed with Lemonade.
Black Currants Late December-February
Black currants are very sweet and sharp in taste. The anthocyanins present in the berries give them their rich and dark colors of red, blue and purple. They are native to central and northern Europe and northern Asia. Appreciated for their alimentary and therapeutic values, black currants contain an important complex of vitamins. They are also used in numerous food preparations, in the form of syrup, jelly, jam, fruit jelly, marmalade and liqueur. Read through the following lines to explore the nutritional value and health benefits of black currants.
Red Currants Late December-February
Redcurrants are small deciduous shrubs, which belong to gooseberry family. The length of the plant varies from 1 to 1.5 m. The flowers are subtle yellow green, which mature up into red translucent berries of about 8 – 12 mm. The taste of redcurrant fruit is slightly more sour that blackcurrant. It is mainly cultivated for use in jams, jellies and cooked dishes. The berries are native to parts of Western Europe. Apart from its commercial use in drinks and syrups, it has some potent health benefits.