How to choose nitrate-free blueberries: 4 ways

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
How to choose good blueberries at the market
How to choose good blueberries on the market

Blueberries are a very valuable and extremely healthy berry, they contain a lot of vitamins and minerals, and they are also the main antioxidant, and this is their main feature. It also helps to "expel" toxins and toxins from the body.

Now is the time for delicious blueberries in Ukraine, they are abundant in markets and stores, but not everyone knows how to choose a really high-quality and safe product. Therefore, the FoodOboz editorial team has selected 4 recommendations for you that will help you buy a good product.

What to look for in the first place

1. Appearance

The berries should be dark in color, without any spots. If there is a bloom on the berries, this is a good sign that the berries were transported correctly.

2. Flavor

Natural berries often smell like pine needles if they are picked in the forest, while greenhouse berries, of course, do not have such a smell.

3. Taste

Ripe berries are always sweet, sometimes with a slight sourness.

4. Storage

At the markets, blueberries must be kept in a clean, dry place.

5. Availability of documents

Blueberries absorb all the harmful properties and radiation like a sponge, so be sure to ask the sellers for an expert opinion stating that the berry does not contain radiation, nitrates, or other harmful substances.

Try to buy berries only in places where you are sure of their safety.

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