Raspberries typically form in clusters of 75-125 duplets held together by a network of fine, interlacing hairs. Once harvested, raspberries are hollow without a core.
What to look for
Select plump, firm, bright red fruit which has an attractive appearance. When in punnets, check the underside of the punnet for squashed or aged fruit.
From October through to March
Ways to eat
Raspberries are the perfect treat eaten fresh or to naturally sweeten and add a decadent splash of colour to a compote, puree or dessert.