Berry Good Advice

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Berry farms are preparing for their busiest season of the year: berry picking time!

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Berries are generally rich in vitamin C and fibre, yet low in calories. They also provide fair amounts of folate and potassium. But what makes berries special are their phytochemicals, notable anthocyanins – the pigments that give them their intense blue, purple and red colouring. Anthocyanins are potent antioxidants that fight diseases, and berries rank higher in antioxidant power than most fruits and vegetables.

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