Raspberries

Velvety seducers

The raspberry is a juicy red-pink fruit with a hollow core. Raspberries are made up of clusters of smaller fruits, each with an edible seed. Raspberry are velvety to the touch and vary in size, firmness and taste. Their taste is delicious: from slightly sour to sweet.

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Growing and harvesting

Handpicked

Raspberries are shrub plants that originate from the rose family. The cuttings are planted in pots. After two months, the plants are around one and a half metres high. A raspberry that turns orange to light red is ready for harvesting. This is done very carefully by hand. The less the delicate fruit is touched, the better the quality. Immediate packaging and cooling are also essential. After harvesting, the raspberries are delivered to Berries Pride as quickly as possible via an optimal supply chain.

Packaging options

Top quality berries in top quality packaging

EAT ME is our consumer brand through which we inspire consumers to enjoy the tastiest fruits and vegetables more often and with a good feeling. Our raspberries have an extensive range of eye-catching  EAT ME packaging. All packaging has been developed with care for people & nature:

  • Reclosable carton: 125g
  • Carton topseal: 125g
  • Mono carton: 125g
  • Recycled punnet topseal: 125g, 170g, 150g
  • Recycled punnet lid: 125g, 170g, 150g

Want to know more about our EAT ME packaging or are you curious about customised solutions?  Robin Euwe will be happy to discuss the possibilities.

Storage advice

For optimal flavour retention

  • Transport Refrigerated storage and transport are essential. Raspberries prefer a temperature between 2 and 4˚C.
  • In-store, the refrigerated shelf is the best place.

Nutritional value

Per 100 grams

Energy: 37 kcal/157kJ. Fat: 0.3g. saturated fatty acids 0.0g. Carbohydrates: 4.5g. Protein: 1.4g. Salt: <0.01g Dietary fibre: 2.5g. Percentage of daily reference intake: Vitamin C 40% 32 mg.

Raspberries are rich in vitamin C, which contributes to a good energy balance in our body. Our bones, teeth, hair and skin also benefit from sufficient vitamin C.

37 kcal
0.3g fat
2.5g fibre
4.5g sugar

Recipes

Inspiration & tips

Delicious in combination with dark chocolate
The seductive-looking raspberry is a popular ingredient in many desserts. Its fresh taste makes for a nice contrast with dark chocolate. Raspberries don't shy away from surprising combinations either, like a salad with duck breast. Raspberries are a healthy snack and taste great in a pink smoothie. More inspiration? Check out eatme.eu.

Robin Euwe

Buyer raspberries & strawberries

“You can't stop eating a tasty raspberry”

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