Blackberry

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Nutrients

Blackberries are a deliciously juicy fruit packed with Vitamin K and manganese. Vitamin K helps bones to stay strong and blood to clot so that wounds can heal quickly. Manganese is needed to keep bones growing and to keep energy levels up.

+4-6months

When to give to your baby 

Blackberries make a good choice for one of baby’s first fruits, however, if you want to add them in the early stages of weaning, it is important to cook them first so you can make a puree to remove the choking hazard. We recommend to start weaning at around 6 months, however every baby is different so follow your instinct or consult your health visitor if you're not sure.


Products with blackberries

 
 

 

Cooking blackberries at home

The perfect blackberry

We always use organic blackberries, which means that they have not been sprayed or treated with any nasties. Blackberries will stay freshest in the fridge for up to 4-5 days.

Best way to cook them for your baby

If you want to add them in the early stages of weaning, it is important to cook them first so and make a puree to remove the choking hazard. Place a handful of blackberries in a pan with a splash of water and cook until the berries soften, then add to a blender with another gentle fruit or vegetable of your choice. When your little one can pick up small pieces of food and feed themselves independently, then they make the perfect snack as they're great popped in a box and eaten raw, just as they are – naturally sweet and delicious.

What goes well with blackberries

Butternut squash, pears, sweet potatoes, brown rice, banana, coconut water.