Blackberries

The blackberry is related to the strawberry. The deep blue fruits with a characteristic aroma consist of numerous so-called partial fruits. The first blackberries of the season sometimes taste slightly tangy, but afterwards they are sweet and juicy.

Our blackberries are part of our Discovered brand.

Passport Blackberries

Name Blackberry
Family Rosaceae
Varieties Loch Ness, Tupi
Origin Unknown
Source Netherlands, Mexico, Spain, Guatemala, Portugal
Availability Year-round
Packaging Ask for the options
Brand Discovered or supplier’s brand

Storage advice Blackberries

In the store

Blackberries must be stored in a cool place, between 1°C and 2°C.

At home

We advise consumers to keep blackberries in the fridge.
Our tip: scatter the blackberries on a plate or dish to prevent them from bruising.

Usage tips Blackberries

Blackberries must be carefully washed and patted dry. Remove any crowns and stalks after washing. Blackberries are tasty snacks and can be used in all kinds of dishes.

Extra tip for the consumer
Blackberries are delicious with breakfast: in yogurt, a smoothie or with porridge. Or make tasty blackberry muffins or pancakes.

Maturity / Freshness Blackberries

Fresh blackberries have a deep blue to black colour and look cool and dry. Blackberries are fragile, so handle them carefully.

Calendar Blackberries

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Netherlands
Mexico
Guatemala
Portugal
Spain

Growing areas Blackberries

Dutch blackberries are available from April to November. When the Dutch season is over, the blackberries mainly come from Mexico, Spain, Guatemala and Portugal.

Discovered Blackberries

Blackberries go under our brand Discovered. The packaging on Discovered products provides not only details about their source and flavour but also explains how the product should be stored and prepared.

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Blackberries

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