Our sweet, fresh raspberries are grown on farms in Spain and Mexico, where the warm sun helps produce rosy red berries. 

Our raspberries are an all-time favourite with our customers for their soft sweetness. Plus they are a rich source of vitamin C and dietary fibre that help keep us all fit and healthy.   

We add fresh raspberries to a bowl of greek yoghurt to make a tasty breakfast, but take a look at our recipes here for more interesting ideas of how to enjoy your raspberries.   

Fun Facts

Fun Fact #1

Raspberry plants can live long, fruitful lives for up to a decade – pretty impressive!

Fun Fact #2

Raspberries go as far back as the dinosaurs! They are thought to be native to Asia and have been eaten since prehistoric times.

Fun Fact #3

A German myth states that to tame a wild horse, you have to tie a wild Raspberry twig around its body…

Fun Fact #4

Scotland is famous for its Raspberry growing, and in the late fifties Raspberries were taken from Blairgowrie to Covent Garden on a steam train known as the Raspberry Special!

Fun Fact #5

Delicious raspberries are low in calories and fats. Nonetheless, they are rich source of dietary fiber, and antioxidants. 100g berries hold just 52 calories but provide 6.5 g of fiber (16% of daily recommended intake).

Fun Fact #6

Raspberry has an ORAC value (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) of about 4900 µmol TE per 100 grams, crediting it among the top-ranked ORAC fruits.

Fun Fact #7

The scientific name for a Raspberry is ‘Rubus Ideaus’, because they were first found growing at the bottom of Mount Ida!

Care and Handling

  • For maximum freshness, please keep your raspberries refrigerated after purchase and away from sources of moisture and direct sunlight, however the berries should be washed just before eating.
  • To enjoy the full flavour, it is best to let the berries warm to room temperature.
  • For home freezing, gently wash the berries in cold water and pat dry with paper. Spread the berries out in a single layer on a tray and place in the freezer. Once frozen, the berries can be tipped into airtight containers before returning to the freezer.