blackberries

Berries the “Go To” Health Food: International Collaboration of Scientists Builds the Case

November 05, 2015

Scientists in North Carolina and New Zealand are collaborating and engaging with growers to build the scientific evidence to  convince consumers that berries are nature’s “go to” health food. By Jennifer Woodford, NCRC/DHMRI Media & Communications Manager  Kannapolis, NC- When consumers crave tasty, healthy and convenient foods, scientists at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) and […]

Shelf life and changes in phenolic compounds of organically grown blackberries during refrigerated storage

September 16, 2015

Shelf life and changes in phenolic compounds of organically grown blackberries during refrigerated storage, Postharvest Biology and Technology. Moo Jung Kima, Penelope Perkins-Veaziea, , Guoying Maa, Gina Fernandezb, a Plants for Human Health Institute, NC Research Campus, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC 28081, United States b Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC 27695, United States Abstract […]

Interns spend summer researching health benefits of fruits and vegetables

July 17, 2015

By Jeanie Groh, Salisbury Post Read the original article. KANNAPOLIS — It’s a well-known fact that fruits and vegetables are both delicious and healthy, but few people truly understand exactly how they can impact the body. Thirty interns with the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, called P2EP, however, are studying just how to harness those benefits […]

Characterization of anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins in wild and domesticated Mexican blackberries (Rubus spp.).

March 13, 2010

Cuevas-Rodríguez, Edith O., Gad G. Yousef, Pedro A. García-Saucedo, José López-Medina, Octavio Paredes-López and Mary Ann Lila. 2010. Characterization of anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins in wild and domesticated Mexican blackberries (Rubus spp.). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58: 7458-7464. Abstract This study was designed to characterize and compare wild, commercial, and noncommercial cultivated blackberry genotypes […]