The barberry is an evergreen shrub that is mainly native to Europe, Asia, and North America. It prefers a dry climate and can grow in various elevations.
The fruits of the barberry are small red berries that contain a high amount of vitamin C and minerals. They can be consumed fresh or dried and have a sour taste reminiscent of lemons. Dried barberries are often used as a spice or added to tea.
Barberries also have a long tradition in Persian cuisine, where they are used in rice dishes and stews. They not only add a special taste but also a beautiful yellow color to the dishes.
In addition to their use as a food, barberries are also used in medicine and natural cosmetics. For example, they are used for their anti-inflammatory properties in treating skin irritations.
In summary, barberries are a valuable plant that finds application in various fields. From the food industry to medicine and natural cosmetics – barberries have great potential due to their versatile properties.
PRODUCT NAME: Organic dried barberries
Varieties: Berberis Vulgaris L.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Iran
CERTIFICATION: EU Organic Certified
This ruby small berries which are unsulfured and completely seedless naturally, will be dried well in exposure of air. Because of the way it dries, it gives a puffy gorgeous looking to them. Used in food industries, confectionary, bakery and cooking as a delicate spice. It can be used in various salads as well. These little berries will bring a burst of gorgeous color to the foods.
Double laser sorted, X-ray scanned and hand-picked. Packaged in poly-lined with a food- grade paper liner, staple-less cartons. Passed through online and static metal detector,
capable of detecting ferrous , non-ferrous, and stainless steel metal contamination.
STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE:
12 months shelf life: stored at 15 °C + dry atmosphere
18 months shelf life: stored at 4 – 8 °C +dry atmosphere
Storage should be equipped with ventilation and free from pests or sources of
contamination. Avoid storing in direct sunlight ,near merchandise with a strong odor or
products that may breed insects.
Food grade papers in 7 kg cardboard cartons
Ferrous : > 1.5 mm
Non-Ferrous : > 2.5 mm
Stainless steel : > 2.8 mm
Flavor: Sweet-sour taste
Aroma: Typical and characteristic
Appearance: Small red berries
Moisture: <24 %
Damage: 3 %
Alive insects: Negative
Rancidity and abnormal smell: Negative
Moldy Berries: 2 %