Product Details
Ingredients Certified organic dried white mulberries
Allergens Packaged in the same facility as milk, peanuts, sesame, soy, tree nuts
Country of Origin Turkey

Mulberries are large, wickedly delicious berries, which have been a favorite food for thousands of years. Measuring between two to five centimeters, these delightful bliss bombs can be succulent purple, black, red, white, or even variegated colors all, on the one berry.

Three species of mulberry trees are widely cultivated:

  • White mulberry native to central and eastern China
  • Red mulberry is native to the eastern United States and
  • Black mulberry from western Asia.

All variety of mulberries are brimming with important nutrients including together with dietary fiber and beneficial organic compounds, including phytonutrients, zea-xanthin, resveratrol, anthocyanins, lutein, and a host of polyphenolic compounds.

Health Benefits

Delightfully juicy and sweet, mulberries are an exotic treat. Including organic dried mulberries in your diet provides a range of health benefits including:

  • Digestive Health: Mulberries contain dietary fiber, reducing constipation, bloating, and cramping. Fiber helps regulate cholesterol levels and boost heart health
  • Circulation: High iron levels iron in mulberries, boost production of red blood cells improving distribution of oxygen helping to boost metabolism
  • Blood Pressure and Heart Health: Antioxidants like resveratrol directly affects the functioning of the blood vessels, making them less prone to damage by angiotensin, increasing production of nitric oxide, which relaxes blood vessels, reducing chances of blood clot formation and heart issues
  • Cancer Prevention: High anthocyanins, vitamin C, vitamin A, and antioxidant levels are the main line of defense against free radicals, which can damage healthy cells, causing them to mutate into cancerous ones
  • Vision Health: Zea-xanthin carotenoids reduces oxidative stress on ocular cells, and acts as an antioxidant preventing macular degeneration and cataracts
  • Immune System: Vitamin C fights off illnesses and foreign pathogens

Key Nutrition Details

Mulberries are a fabulously tasty source of vitamins and minerals. A daily snack of 100 grams contains the following nutrients (% Daily Recommended Intake):

Energy: 2%

Carbohydrates: 7.5%

Protein: 2.5%

Total Fat: 2%

Dietary Fiber: 4.5%

Folates: 1.5%

Niacin: 4%

Pyridoxine: 4%

Riboflavin: 8%

Vitamin A: 1%

Vitamin C: 61%

Vitamin E: 6%

Vitamin K: 6.5%

Sodium: 0.75%

Potassium: 4%

Calcium: 4%

Copper: 6.5%

Iron: 23%

Magnesium: 4.5%

Selenium: 1%

Zinc: 1%

Interesting Facts

The leaves of white mulberry trees are a crucial food source for silkworms consequently the Chinese have been cultivating white mulberry trees for thousands of years. Here are some more fascinating facts about white mulberries:

  • Mulberry trees produce fruit 10 years after planting
  • Mulberries can be purple, black, red, pink, or white
  • Germans believed devil uses of mulberry tree roots to polish his boots
  • Ancient Romans used white mulberry leaves to treat diseases of the trachea, mouth, and lungs
  • Native Americans used mulberry as a cure for dysentery and a laxative
  • The fabric and food industries use purple, black, orange, red, and blue pigments extracted from mulberries as coloring agents
  • Mulberry wood used to be used to make barrels
  • Mulberry branches were used to make baskets
  • Red mulberry trees can live up to 75 years, while black mulberry can live and fruit for hundreds of years

Storage Tips & Shelf Life

Dried mulberries will stay fresh in the pantry for up to 12 months in an air tight container. For longer shelf life, store in the fridge.

How to Enjoy

Eat them by the handful or add them to range of recipes such as:

  • They combine well with other berries in salads
  • Rehydrated mulberries are perfect for jams, jellies, tart and pie fillings
  • Fabulous in cookies, muffins, and other pastries
  • Great for berry-flavored deserts, smoothies, yogurt, and ice-creams
  • Great addition to cereals, granola or muesli
  • Pair well with stone fruit, young cheeses, pork, duck, and wild game

Product Details
Ingredients Certified organic dried white mulberries
Allergens Packaged in the same facility as milk, peanuts, sesame, soy, tree nuts
Country of Origin Turkey

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