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Blackberries

BLACKBERRIES

 
Blackberries are high in dietary fiber, with one cup providing 8 grams representing 32% of the daily recommended amount.
— USDA

Swain Foods blackberries are sold under the brand name Swain Farms. We have partnered with blackberry growers who are dedicated to growing the highest quality and flavorable berries for our customers. Our growers are focused on quality and customer satisfaction, which is why we only provide selected varieties. The varieties were chosen based on size, natural sweetness and the longevity of shelf life. Therefore, you can be confident that once your customers try the Swain Farms brand that they will be repeat customers and actively seek out our blackberries.


Navaho
• Slightly smaller than Ouachita
• Very good flavor
• Firm texture
• Storage & handling – very good

Ouachita
• Medium size
• Very Sweet
• Firm texture
• Storage & handling – very good

Natchez
• Large size
• Sweet flavor
• Very Firm texture
• Storage & handling – very good

Osage
• Medium size
• Very Sweet
• Firm texture
• Storage & handling – Excellent


Availability
Our robust flavored blackberries are available from late May thru mid-July.

Packing
Size – 6 oz. clamshells
Flat – 12 clamshells per flat
Pallet – 192 flats per pallet
*Other sizes available upon request

Storage
Temperature: 34 degrees F
Shelf life: Up to 7 days


Why Blackberries

• Blackberries are high in dietary fiber, with one cup providing 8 grams representing 32% of the daily recommended amount from the USDA.

• They contain a large amount of vitamin C and antioxidants which can help remove free radicals from the body. Eliminating free radicals from the body can help prevent the development of cancer.

• Blackberries also carry a good amount of vitamins A, E and K as well as various minerals such as iron, magnesium and potassium.

• Best of all, they are low in calories.