These raisins are gigantic, the biggest there is! Our Thompson Seedless Raisins are about two to three times the size of a regular raisin, because they ripen on the vine for a long time while reaching the most delicious sweetness.
These beauties grow like green grapes on the vine and develop this beautiful dark brown color naturally as they dry in the sun. They are perfect as a snack, and the juicy bitesBig ones make big surprises in your baking!
Raisins are one of the main sources of the trace mineral boron in the diet.
The phenols found in raisins have been repeatedly shown to have antioxidant activity and help prevent oxygen-based damage to cells in the body.
Raisins, despite being sweet and sticky, promote oral health! The phytonutrients in raisins, specifically one called oleanolic acid, are highly effective in killing bacteria that cause cavities (Streptococcus mutans) and periodontal dental disease (Porphyromonas gingivalis).
Data reported in a study published in the Archives of Ophthalmology indicates that eating 3 or more servings of fruit per day may reduce your risk of macular degeneration related to age (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in older adults, by 36%, compared to people who consume less than 1.5 servings of fruit per day. So add some raisins to your breakfast cereal!