Biokia Organic Dried Bilberries
Biokia Organic Dried Bilberries are real wild berries, which have a strong and delicious flavour. Dried bilberries contain high levels of flavonoids, carotene, vitamins A and E and dietary fiber and have 3 to 5 times more antioxidants than blueberries. Eating bilberries may help prevent heart diseases, cancer, type 2 diabetes and eye disorders. By enjoying the dried bilberries, you get the berry power of Finnish forests in an easy pack!
With Biokia, everything begins in the forest. Wild berries growing in the northern latitudes are especially rich in health-beneficial ingredients. The clean forests of northern Finland are ideal for growing berries; no pesticides, no fertilizers, no environmental issues caused by humans. EU Organic is a supervised certification system that ensures the organic production of the whole production chain, from food collecting areas to procurement chain and manufacturing. Biokia’s organic berries are acquired mostly from the organic certified areas of Northern and Eastern Finland.
Biokia berries are handpicked to ensure highest quality and sustainability of the forests. The juicy berries are gently processed into delicious products. They are dried in accordance with meticulous and carefully supervised process. No additives, artificial sweeteners or preservatives are added to the berries. Their production line is FSSC 22000, Kosher and Halal certified.
Mineral and vitamin contents of dehydrated berries are many times higher compared to fresh berries. According to studies, wild berries growing in the northern latitudes are especially rich in health-beneficial ingredients, such as vitamins, flavonoids, minerals and antioxidants. The antioxidant value (ORAC) of the Northern wild berries, such as bilberry and lingonberry, is several times higher compared to dried fruit and other products in the superfood category.
Ingredients: Finnish organic wild bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) (75%), organic cane sugar, organic sunflower oil.
Packed on the same equipment that processes also milk, soy, gluten, peanuts and nuts. Store in a dry place, at 59 –68 °F.
Net Weight: 50 g. / 1.7 oz.
Country of Origin: Finland