The raspberry and blackberry industries in Michigan are relatively small, but these Michigan berries are prized by Michiganders nonetheless.
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Michigan Raspberry and Blackberry Facts
- Many raspberries are used in Michigan restaurants and processed into local preserves
- Fall fruiting blackberries have recently been developed and may help to extend the Michigan fresh blackberry season
- Michigan berries are low in carbohydrates, calories and fat
- They are rich in vitamin C, fiber and phytochemicals, which may help reduce the risk of certain cancers