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.
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.
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.