Blackberry fruit nutrition facts

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Blackberry (Rubus spp.) shrub consisting many species of genus Rubus. The fruit is not a true berry.  Blackberry is cultivated throughout the world and they do well in temperate regions.

It contains a range of antioxidants. It contains substantial amounts of poly phenolic compounds like ellagic acid, anthocyanins, tannins, quercetin, ellagitannins, gallic acid and cyanidins.

Blackberry bunches
Blackberry bunches

It is included among the high oxygen radical absorbance capacity fruit. It contain high amounts of dietary fibre, magnesium, folic acid, vitamin K and vitamin C.

Blackberry fruits at market
Blackberry fruits at market

The seeds of blackberry contain very high amounts of alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3) and linoleic acid (omega-6) fatty acids.

Blackberry shrub
Blackberry shrub

Nutrient values and weights given below are calculated for edible portion only. Up to 5% goes as waste due to caps and spoiled berries.

Fruit facts: Blackberry nutrition

Nutrients Units Value per 100g One cup 145g
Water g 88.15 126.94
Energy kcal 43 62
Carbohydrate g 9.61 13.84
Protein g 1.39 2.00
Lipid (fat) g 0.49 0.71
Ash g 0.37 0.53
Dietary fibre g 5.3 7.6

Blackberry fruit carbohydrate nutrition

Carbohydrates Units Value per 100g One cup 145g
Sugars g 4.88 7.03
Galactose g 0.03 0.04
Sucrose g 0.07 0.10
Fructose g 2.40 3.46
Maltose g 0.07 0.10
Glucose (dextrose) g 2.31 3.33

Minerals nutrition facts

Minerals facts Units Value per 100g One cup 145g
Calcium mg 29 42
Selenium mcg 0.4 0.6
Iron mg 0.62 0.89
Manganese mg 0.65 0.93
Magnesium mg 20 29
Copper mg 0.17 0.24
Phosphorus mg 22 32
Zinc mg 0.53 0.76
Potassium mg 162 233
Sodium mg 1 1

Fruit facts: Vitamins nutrition

Vitamins facts Units Value per 100g One cup 145g
Vitamin C mg 21.0 30.2
Thiamin mg 0.02 0.03
Riboflavin mg 0.03 0.04
Niacin mg 0.65 0.93
Pantothenic acid mg 0.28 0.40
Vitamin B6 mg 0.03 0.04
Folate mcg 25 36
Choline mg 8.5 12.2
Vitamin A IU IU 214 308
Lutein + zeaxanthin mcg 118 170
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 1.17 1.68
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) mcg 19.8 28.5

Lipids nutrition facts

Lipids facts Units Value per 100g One cup 145g
Saturated fatty acids g 0.01 0.02
Monounsaturated fatty acids g 0.05 0.07
Polyunsaturated fatty acids g 0.28 0.40

USDA National Nutrient Database (2009)

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