A Little Bit About Blackberries
Did you know that Oregon is the leading blackberry producer in the world? There are almost 7,000 acres of blackberries that produce over 40 million pounds annually. This soft fruit is very popular for use in desserts, jams, seedless jellies and even wine. Blackberry honey is prized for its medium to dark and fruity honey. Blackberries are also known to contain polyphenol antioxidants which are natural occurring chemicals that can have certain beneficial metabolic processes. The history of human consumption of blackberries dates back at least 2500 years. So we have been eating blackberries for over thousands of years! It is easy to understand why. Try our blackberry extract made from Oregon blackberries to enhance the blackberry flavor in sauces, ice creams as well as cakes and desserts.