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Ojio Organic White Mulberries are grown in the rich soil of Turkey’s eastern high plains. Native to the region, most mulberry trees are hundreds of years old and most of the families that tend to them have done so for generations.
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White mulberry trees are small to medium in size, fast growing and reach up to 30-60 ft tall. The leaves of the tree are generally 5-15 cm long and intricately lobed. The mulberries grow about 1-2.5 cm and develop a light and sweet flavor when ripe.
Mulberries are harvested anytime between the summer months of July and August. Before the mulberries are ripe soft nets are placed underneath the tree. When the mulberries are ripe they fall off the tree under their own weight into the nets.
After the mulberries have been collected in the net the mulberries are left to dry in the sun. When they are perfectly balanced between chewy and sweet they are collected and sent to cleaning facilities. The mulberries are gently cleaned, graded, tested for quality and packed.
Located between Europe and Asian, Turkey borders multiple countries and seas and stretches over 300,000 square kilometers. The climate varies greatly by location and range from mild in areas bordering to Aegean and Mediterranean Seas, temperate in coastal areas bordering the Black Sea, transitional in areas bordering the Sea of Marmara and severely cold in Eastern Anatolia. Turkey is divided into seven geographical regions with varied landscapes that been shaped over thousands of years.
Eastern Anatolia, Turkey
|Amount per serving Calories||80|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 18g||7%|
|Dietary Fiber 3g||11%|
|Total Sugars 12g|
|Includes 0g Added Sugars||0%|
|Vitamin C 81mg||90%|
|Vitamin D 0IU||0%|
* Percent DV are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.