Seabuckthorn is an ancient food that has made its way to the new world by way of Morden Manitoba. The plant is a thorny shrub that can survive the harshest weather conditions. Fifteen years ago - an effort was made to introduce sea buckthorn as a cash crop to the Canadian prairies. It took a while, but today, as the world is beginning to recognize the potential of this amazing functional food, the Canadian Prairie is looking to be a fertile source of seabuckthorn.
Solberry Sea Buckthorn Puree is a puree made from the pulp of seabuckthorn berries. The berries that go into Solberry Sea Buckthorn Puree are picked at peak harvest from Canadian orchards. Our puree is 100% berry and full of the healing components that makes sea buckthorn so valuable.
Sea Buckthorn is an explosion of nutrients. It has been referred to as the “most nutritionally complete food on the world.” Seabuckthorn is a powerful antioxidant, full of essential fatty acids and an unique array of vitamins, minerals, carotenoids, flavonoids and plant sterols. This berry delivers a rare Omega 7 (palmetoleic acid) fatty acid in the highest concentration in the plant world.
Seabuckthorn is a hardy, thorny shrub that bears small orange/yellow/red fruit which is protected by numerous sharp thorns. Natural to Asia it is said to be over 4 million years old. Over 200 bio-active components have been identified in seabuckthorn! Canada has spent the past 2 decades researching and developing seabuckthorn varieties that will deliver the maximum nutrient potential to grow on the Canadian prairies.