Raspberries are a "special occasion" treat. Highly fragile and perishable, they are delicious on their own or added to desserts and drinks. And of course, raspberry jams, preserves and sauces are all wonderful ways to enjoy tangy flavour.
More raspberry facts
- Raspberries are most famous for their high content of ellagic acid – an antioxidant linked with preventing damage to cell membranes and reducing the risk of cancer
- They are rich in Vitamin C, A, E and a range of B class vitamins including thiamine, riboflavin and niacin
Costa grown raspberries are available in Australia year round with growing regions in New South Wales, Tasmania and Western Australia.
Costa is proud to partner with Driscoll's Australia.
While it's tempting to polish off a punnet of raspberries on their own, they're also beautiful in other dishes. Looking for delicious berry recipes?
Selection and storage
To select: Look for plump, brightly-coloured raspberries with no mould or damage, and avoid buying raspberries that are packed too tightly.
To store: It’s best to keep them refrigerated and they are ideally eaten within a day or two of purchase.