Strawberries are very attractive and delicious fruits. They have symmetric shape and bright red and intense colour. They are firm, with a great aroma and balanced flavour between sweet and sour. Strawberry is a delicious fruit that provides many healthy properties and nutritional benefits: they provide vitamin C, which protects the immune system and has a powerful antioxidant action. In addition, strawberries have anti-inflammatory and anticoagulant power. They also contain folic acid and minerals such as Potassium. Taken fresh, they only provide about 30 calories per 100 grams of fruit, making them a great ally to keep in shape. It is a seasonal fruit that can be a delicious ingredient of the most varied recipes, for both sweet and salty dishes.
In Spain the strawberry production period runs from the end of December to the middle of the month of June. Presentations:
8x250g, 10x250g, 16x250g, 12x400g, 10x500g, 1kg
Raspberries are formed by many convex, delicate and soft drupes that get together as a pinecone shape berry. The pulp is very aromatic and its flavour is balanced between acid and sweet. It is usually consumed fresh, although it can be used to make jams, jellies and drinks. It is a delicate fruit, so it is necessary to collect it with great care. It is a fruit that provides a remarkable amount of fibre, reason why it helps the intestinal transit. It is a good source of vitamin C, ellagic acid, flavonoids and folic acid, as well as minerals such as Potassium, Magnesium and Calcium. Vitamin C has antioxidant action, just like ellagic acid and flavonoids. This vitamin powers the formation of collagen, bones and teeth, red blood cells and improves the absorption of iron from food; while at the same time helps our immunologic system against infections.
In Spain the period of production of raspberry goes from late September to June. Presentations:
Blueberry is a small, blue coloured, beautiful berry. It is an almost spherical fruit, which depending on the species and cultivar, can vary in diameter size, and in colour from light blue to almost black. Their skin is covered by a waxy secretion called “Bloom”, what gives them a velvety appearance. Blueberries are delicious, sweet with a subtle acid touch. They are consumed fresh, although with them we can prepare desserts, shakes, salads and even sauces to serve with salty dishes. These fruits are low in caloric content because of their low supply of carbohydrates. They are especially rich in vitamin C, being at the same time are a good source of fibre, which improves intestinal transit, Potassium, Iron and Calcium. However, what really characterizes these berries is their abundance of natural pigments, anthocyanins and carotenoids, with have a powerful antioxidant action. In human nutrition, this type of fruit constitutes one of the most important sources of anthocyanins, which give them their characteristic colour and which are together with organic acids such as oxalic acid or malic acid, also responsible for their flavour. Vitamin C has antioxidant action, as do anthocyanins and carotenoids. All this natural compounds help us keep strong and healthy.
The blueberry production period runs from March to the end of June. Presentations: