Fresh Frozen Black Mulberries
Try our Fresh Frozen Black Mulberries today!
Now in season! Grown organically and sustainably on a small family farm in Northern California.
Our fresh frozen black mulberries look similar to blackberries (A little more elongated with the occasional red tint) but are actually a small aggregate of many tiny fruits that are arranged concentrically around a central stem. They have a delicious sweet-tangy taste that is much more flavorful and than their fellow white and red varieties. Mulberries are large, deciduous trees that belong to the moraceae family and the morus genus. They are native to warm, temperate, and subtropical regions of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Mulberries have been eaten for hundreds of years throughout Europe and Asia, where they are popular in jams, syrups, sorbets and pies. They can usually be substituted successfully for blackberries but are a bit sweeter and have less moisture. This highly perishable and delicate fruit comes into season during mid summer and needs to be eaten, dried or frozen almost immediately to avoid spoil. Black mulberries are an antioxidant rich powerhouse that are an excellent source of Vitamins A, C and E, as well as iron, potassium and manganese. Shipped frozen straight to your door! Enjoy!
- Black mulberries contain one of the highest amounts of resveratrol of any fruit.
- Black mulberries contain Zea-xanthin, an important dietary carotenoid that helps protects the retina from the harmful ultraviolet rays through light-filtering actions.
- Mulberries are an excellent source of iron, which is a rare feature among berries, contain 1.85 mg/100 g of fruits (about 23% of RDI). Iron, being a component of hemoglobin inside the red blood cells, determines the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood.
- Black mulberries are also a good source of minerals like potassium, manganese, and magnesium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase.
- Mulberries are rich in B-complex group of vitamins and vitamin K. Contain very good amounts of vitamin B-6, niacin, riboflavin and folic acid. These vitamins are function as co-factors and help body in the metabolism of carbohydrates, protein, and fats.
- Mulberries are a rich supply of antioxidants and the phenolic flavonoid phytochemicals, resveratrol and anthocyanin.
- Snack from the bag, in granola, smoothies, muffins, on yogurt, baking.
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