The health benefits of blackberries include antioxidant properties, supporting the immune system, regulating digestion and improving heart health. Therefore, blackberries are known as both a delicious and nutritious fruit.

Blackberries are a type of fruit belonging to the genus Rubus. This fruit ripens especially in summer and is collected from shrub-shaped plants. Blackberries can be red, purple, black or white in colour, but the most common are purple or black.

Blackberries have a sweet and sour flavour and can be consumed fresh or used in many different dishes and drinks such as jam, marmalade, pastry, ice cream, and smoothies. They are also considered a nutritious fruit and can be part of a healthy diet with their vitamins, minerals and fibre.