Description: This is an edible fruit belonging to the Rosaceae family. Berry is an aggregate fruit composed of small drupelets. Mexico is the leading producer of black berries.
Commonly used in: The soft fruit is popular for use in desserts, jams, seedless jelly, and sometimes wine. It is often mixed with apples for pies and crumbles. Blackberries are also used to produce candy. Blackberry shrubs bearing flowers yield large quantity of fruity honey as they are good nectar producers.
Health Benefits: Black berries are low in calories and high in nutrition and so help in weight loss. They are good anti-oxidants. The high content of vitamin C in black berries help body fight germs and thus helps the body immune system. Black berries boost the brain activities.