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October 7, 2021

Health and Nutrition 

Eat on the bright side

Our berries are grown with love and picked with passion, so each one is amazingly fresh, irresistibly delicious, and bursting with goodness.

 

Blueberries, Raspberries, Strawberries and Blackberries may be little, but they sure do pack a punch. Berries are a good mood food, packed full of vitamins, nutrients and fibre.

Every time you eat delicious Perfection Berries you are doing wonders to your body. 

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Here are some ways our delicious berries keep you healthy

Berries are loaded with antioxidants 

Berries are high in antioxidants like polyphenols and anthocyanins, which help protect your body's cells from damage. 

Boosting your health

Berries naturally lower blood pressure and help reduce inflammation, helping to keep you healthy. 

A flavonoid found in berries has been linked to keeping your mind sharp and enhancing brain function. By eating just a few serves of berries a week, you could be eliminating future disease and keeping your body strong. 

Berries are an excellent source of dietary fibre which is a great way to help with weight management, keeping you full for longer. 

Berries are Delicious on their own or in healthy recipes

Berries are truly juicy and delicious. Perfection Berries are the perfect snack raw, or can be cooked up in your favourite recipes. Add them into your breakfasts, snacks and desserts for a bite full of berry bliss!

Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries all have unique nutritional benefits and are all great for you!

Find our delicious Perfection Berries recipes to keep you berry happy!

 

Here are 3 different ways Perfection Berries can be used in the kitchen


Strawberries & Health

Our strawberries are grown with love and picked with passion, so each one is perfectly red, amazingly fresh, and irresistibly sweet.

  • Feel strawsome! Vitamin C-rich, strawberries have some serious mood boosting powers. Get over 100% of daily vitamin C needs in just 1 cup (150g) for psychological wellbeing*

  • Wake up strawsome - start the day with folate-rich strawberries and have a seriously awesome day. 

  • A 150g cup of strawberries contains 278mg of potassium, which is an electrolyte needed for a normal nervous system. 

  • Strawberries are a source of fibre, with nearly 4g in a serve. Fibre is needed for a healthy gut function 


*when eaten as part of a healthy varied diet 
https://www.foodstandards.gov.au/science/monitoringnutrients/afcd/Pages/foodsearch.aspx

Strawberry Fun Facts

  • Strawberries aren't technically a berry, they don't have seeds on the inside

  • The average strawberry has 200 seeds - on the outside. These seeds contribute to strawberries fibre content 4g in a 150g serve 

  • Strawberries at room temperature taste sweeter than cold strawberries 

  • The ancient Romans believed that strawberries eased symptoms of melancholy. 

Learn more about Perfection Strawberries

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Raspberries & Health

Our lusciously sweet raspberries are like delicate jewels. Perfectly bright, deliciously tangy, and packed with mouth-watering goodness.

  • Bubbly bliss - Perfection Raspberries are bursting with vitamin C for an uplifting good mood. One punnet provides 90% of daily vitamin C needs. Vitamin C contributes to psychological wellbeing

  • Tickled pink - raspberries help you feel flush due to folate - a nutrient needed for psychological wellbeing and healthy brain function. With one punnet providing 43ug or about 20% of your daily needs.

  • Raspberries are packed with fibre due to all the tiny seeds contained in each bubble. A punnet of raspberries contains 7g of gut-loving fibre.

  • Raspberries contain antioxidants including polyphenols which contribute to the body's antioxidant protection.

  • Manganese helps the body produce energy. 


*when eaten as part of a healthy varied diet
https://www.foodstandards.gov.au/science/monitoringnutrients/afcd/Pages/foodsearch.aspx

Raspberry Fun Facts

              • A raspberry is made up of many tiny bead-like fruits called 'drupelets', clustered around a centre core. Each drupelet contains one seed! 

              • An average raspberry has 100-120 seeds 

              • Once picked, there is no further ripening - once in the punnet, they're ready to eat!

                Learn more about Perfection Raspberries

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Blueberries & Health

You won't feel blue with blueberries. 

Blueberries are not just another healthy treat; they are packed full of nutrients. A handful of blueberries daily gives you a huge range of health benefits that will make you feel extraordinary all year round.

  • Contain polyphenols - natural antioxidants

  • contains anthocyanins - red purple pigment antioxidant 

  • Contains natural fruit sugars - for energy 

  • Good source of fibre - for gut wellness 

*when eaten as part of a healthy varied diet. 
https://www.foodstandards.gov.au/science/monitoringnutrients/afcd/Pages/foodsearch.aspx

Blueberry Fun facts

  • Blueberries are a guiltless indulgence - they add sweet, delectable deliciousness to any breakfast cereals, yoghurt, smoothies or ice cream

  • People have been eating blueberries for more than 13,000 years. 

  • The white powder, known as bloom, found on the skin of blueberries is a natural barrier that helps protect the fruit. This is why you should only wash blueberries right before you gobble them up. 

Learn more about Perfection Blueberries 

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 Blackberries & Health

No more black moods. A punnet of Perfection Blackberries provides all your vitamin C needs for the day. Vitamin C is a natural mood booster. 

Supercharge with blackberries, the antioxidant rich superfood. 

  • Blackberries are an excellent source of fibre to keep your bowel healthy with nearly 8g per punnet. 

  • Feeling tired? Snack on a punnet of lush Perfection Blackberries to get 21% of your daily folate needs and keep tiredness at bay. 

  • Blackberries are the perfect snack for keeping up your energy levels. You'll get 14% of your manganese requirements, which are essential for good brain function

  • Blackberries are packed full of antioxidant polyphenols, the ultimate fighter to protect your body cells 

  • Look no further than blackberries for the perfect afternoon pick me up snack. They can boost your energy naturally from fruit sugars. 

*when eaten as part of a healthy varied diet
https://www.foodstandards.gov.au/science/monitoringnutrients/afcd/Pages/foodsearch.aspx

Blackberry Fun Facts

  • Blackberries are naturally high in moisture, making them juicy and luscious to eat

  • Blackberries are a perfect topping for any breakfast cereals, or addition to green salads and fresh desserts. 

  • Blackberries have particularly high levels of ellagitannins, a class of polyphenols with strong antioxidant activity, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties

    Learn more about Perfection Blackberries

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