Cranberry

Large or American Cranberry (Oxycoccus macrocarpus) As a red sunset reflects the day’s joy, so the spirit of summer colours the cranberry in autumn. It gives the berry character and a harsh beauty. The first frosts make it even stronger, letting it survive the winter without any loss of vitamins, in a cellar just as [...]

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Raspberry

(Rubus idaeus) The raspberry is the berry of eternal youth. As constant as the raspberry bushes in grandma’s garden, the taste of raspberry on the tongue evokes memories of childhood. Raspberries also taste of health and wellbeing, since their juice strengthens the immune system and is a good diaphoretic and heat-reducing agent in the case [...]

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Sea-buckthorn

(Hippophae rhamnoides L.) Sea-buckthorn berries are like freckles – all summer, they slowly collect their golden colour and the best of what nature has to offer. These berries contain almost the complete range of vitamins, provitamins, minerals and biologically active substances. So sea-buckthorn juice can truly be called a multivitamin – a few spoonfuls of [...]

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Blueberry

Lowbush blueberries (Vaccinium angustifolium) · Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) Blueberries are stars of the day – the ripe flower leaves a five-point star on each berry, too many to count and invisible at night. Because of this, blueberries contain a lot of vitamin A – carotene, which improves our eyesight in the dark. They are [...]

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Black chokeberry

(Aronia melanocarpa) The black chokeberry is a magician with a natural talent, hiding under the leaves of the bush and awaiting her grand entrance. For some, this never comes, since the astringent taste and harsh appearance of the fresh berries scares away the sweet-toothed. Only those in the know appreciate the chokeberry’s contribution to our [...]

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Quince

also known as the Japanese Aiva (Chaenomeles Maulei) The quince is a messenger of the sun on chilly winter evenings. Travelled here from the South, and having put down its roots to stay, it always provides a taste of the bright flower on the tongue. Also called the Lemon of the North, it is even [...]

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Blackcurrant

(Ribes nigrum) Blackcurrants are like snowflakes on a sunny morning. They remind us of winter in summer, and of summer in winter. They are like an impossible friendship between summer and winter, each giving the other what it lacks. Bursting on the tongue, the blackcurrant is pleasantly refreshing, while its juice, syrup or juice drink, [...]

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Strawberry

(Fragaria ananassa) Strawberry is like a hot summer kiss that is given to a cold winter evening. Some of them we catch in the garden, others we wrap up in our pancakes. The most glowing ones we send to you in a form of a berry during the summer time. In winter time we give [...]

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Cherry

(Prúnus cerásus) Cherries are eternal source of beauty and inspiration. These sweet and sour berries, which really should be called fruits, inspired writers, artists and poets. Nevertheless, these tasty and elegant berries have much to offer not only to the servants of art, but gourmets: cherries are not only pleasant summer greetings in winter, but [...]

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Red currant

Red currants may be small, but they are actually tiny powerhouses of essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that are key to looking youthful, feeling great and keeping healthy and nourished. Red currants are sweet yet immensily tart berries, with similar flavour to blackberries. Compared to other berries, red currants are not that popular as they [...]

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