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Raspberry Facts - Calories, Sugar, Vitamins, Uses, Plants, Nutritional Information
Raspberry Facts for Kids

Check out our fun raspberry facts for kids. Have fun learning about different types of raspberries, where they grow, what they contain, their uses, nutritional information and much more.

Read on and enjoy discovering more about raspberries!


  • There are many different species of raspberry, including the red raspberry, Asian raspberry, American red raspberry, Mauritius raspberry, wine raspberry, black raspberry and more.

  • Raspberry root systems are perennial, meaning they live for multiple years.

  • Their flowers are a good source of nectar for honeybees.

  • The world produces around 1 million tonnes of raspberries every year.

  • Russia is the leading producer of raspberries, at around 20% of world production.

  • When picking raspberries, the stem stays on the plant, giving the fruit a hollow core; this is different from blackberries, where the stem stays with the fruit.

  • If you look closely at a raspberry, you will notice it is made up of around 100 smaller parts known as drupelets. They are technically an aggregate fruit rather than a berry.

  • The name “raspberry” comes from a type of sweet, rose colored wine from the 15th century known as “raspise”.

  • Loganberries are a hybrid of blackberries and raspberries.

  • Raspberries are a popular ingredient in jams, jellies, pies, muffins and other baked goods. Their leaves can also be used in herbal teas.

  • Raspberries are made up of approximately 86% water, 12% carbohydrates, 1% protein and 1% fat.

  • Raspberries contain around 4.4 grams of sugar per 100 grams. Roughly 5.4 grams per cup.

  • Raspberries contain around 53 calories per 100 grams.

  • Raspberries are high in vitamin C, fiber and manganese.


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