ingredient information
Raspberries Puree Organic
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A member of the rose family and a bramble fruit like the blackberry, raspberries are delicately structured with a hollow core. Red raspberry is most often the source of a dietary supplement sold in many health food stores called ellagic acid. In addition to their unique phytonutrient(anti-oxident) content, raspberries are filled with traditional nutrients, primarily in the antioxidant and B vitamin categories. Raspberries emerged from our nutrient ranking system as an excellent source of manganese and vitamin C Basic puree is put in a food processor and purée Organic food is produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations. Organic meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products come from animals that are given no antibiotics or growth hormones. Organic food is produced without using most conventional pesticides; fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation. Before a product can be labeled "organic," a Government-approved certifier inspects the farm where the food is grown to make sure the farmer is following all the rules necessary to meet USDA organic standards. Companies that handle or process organic food before it gets to your local supermarket or restaurant must be certified, (see Acacia Gums)