Should you wash raspberries?
Raspberries should definitely be washed carefully before you eat them! Using water to give them a rinse is a relatively quick way to get surface dirt off and make sure the berries are generally clean.
What is the best way to wash berries?
Place the berries in a large bowl and wash them in a vinegar-water bath: 1 cup of white vinegar and 8 cups of water. Let the berries sit in the vinegar-water bath, gently moving them to help dislodge any dirt, grime and letting the vinegar kill spores and bacteria.
Do Driscoll raspberries need to be washed?
As with all fresh produce, we recommend that you wash your berries before enjoying them. However, you should never wash your berries until just before you are ready to eat or use them as the moisture will decrease their shelf life.
Is it safe to eat unwashed raspberries?
Pathogens and agricultural chemicals in fresh produce pose a risk that should be taken seriously. Question: Everywhere I went over summer, people were serving unwashed raspberries and strawberries. Answer: Unwashed fruit and vegetables can harbour harmful bacteria and viruses that can certainly make us sick.