Raspberry Varieties

Raspberries are a very healthy food; they are high Vitamin C and naturally have no fat, cholesterol or sodium. They are also a good source of iron and folate (which is used especially in treatment of low red blood cells or anaemia). They contain a natural substance called ellagic acid, which is an anti-carcinogenic (cancer-preventing) compound.

Raspberries have been shown to lower high blood cholesterol levels and slow release of carbohydrates into the blood stream of diabetics. Raspberries are also high in fibre, potassium, vitamin A and calcium.

Raspberries are probably the most delicate of the berries. Remember to look in the middle of the bushes and low down for the best fruit.

Our Raspberries

There has been a major and successful breeding programme over the last 15 years resulting in a huge increase in the size and taste of our raspberries.  In particular we hope you will enjoy the major expansion of Cascade Delight now grown.  The berries are very large – we hope you enjoy them!

Raspberries are a very healthy food; they are high Vitamin C and naturally have no fat, cholesterol or sodium. They are also a good source of iron and folate (which is used especially in treatment of low red blood cells or anaemia). They contain a natural substance called ellagic acid, which is an anti-carcinogenic (cancer-preventing) compound. Raspberries have been shown to lower high blood cholesterol levels and slow the release of carbohydrates into the blood stream of diabetics. Raspberries are also high in fibre, potassium, vitamin A and calcium.

The three varieties we are growing at Hawkswick this season are: