This shrub is one of the most resilient and versatile in the rosacea family. Although it proliferates especially in Mediterranean climates, there are blackberry species that are known to adapt in the Arctic.
While it is primarily a wild bush, blackberries have been cultivated since the nineteenth century and have generated more than 2000 different species, most without thorns, making it easier to collect.
Its exquisite fruits provide us with A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, C and E vitamins. It is also rich in calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium and zinc and has antioxidant properties.