The long history of Sea buckthorn has been documented since it's use as feed for the injured war horses of Genghis Khan and has been mentioned as the food that powered Pegasus.
Today, the Seaberry has been analyzed and vigorously tested for various ecological and healthful advantages. This rigorous scientific evaluation has found many promising results. With 190 bio active nutrients such as, vitamins C, & E, carotenoids, protein, omega fatty acids and dietary fibres, the benefits of consuming Sea buckthorn regularly are clear. It has been shown to help support heart health, mucosal membranes, metabolic systems, healthy skin, hair & nails. The juice's impressively high in Folic acid and is a great natural source of vit A. The whole fruit, either dried, fresh or frozen, are a great source of many essential nutrients. The juice added to water is a great way to maintain hydration and avoid essential nutrient depletion while detoxing or fasting.
Seaberry sorbet is a fantastic way to introduce yourself to this new fruit as it showcases the true flavour of the berry. The juice is increasingly popular in healthful or decadent desserts, in cold pressed juice blends & cleanses or as the base of the very trendy smoothie bowl. The berry tea can be brewed and carbonated for a deliciously, thirst quenching cold beverage or enjoyed warm on a chilly day.
Sea buckthorn tastes great with:
Ginger - Cinnamon - Honey - Figs - Pineapple - Banana - Apple - Maple syrup - Duck - Fish - Vodka - Watermelon - Carrots - Tomatoes - Agave - Gin - Turmeric
... the list just goes on!
The Latvian region, where our cultivars originate, is a great comparison to the Canadian and northern US climates. Our cultivars are adapted to Northern weather conditions, from deep colds and durable snow coverage, to milder climates (zone 2-7). Over the years Sea buckthorn's rise in popularity has lead to many testing the waters in their own back yards or fruit plantations, and now the Sea berry is growing successfully in warmer winter climates as well. (zone 8)
Developed to have fewer thorns for easier harvesting and large juicy fruits perfect for the comestibles market, our Seabuckthorn shrubs are robust with vigorous healthy roots.
Mary, is a female cultivar widely favoured for use in nutraceuticals. This shrub produces delicious, comestibles berries.
Our Sea buckthorn cultivars:
Sunny (From Parent Botanitelskaya)
Lord (Male pollinator)
From an 11 acre Sea buckthorn plantation in the beautiful Eastern townships of Quebec. We provide everyone, from chefs and food manufacturers to individuals looking for quality Seabuckthorn products, with fresh U-pick fruits - Frozen berries - cold pressed juice - dried berries, herbal tea, and even Seaberry shrubs.
We love Sea Buckthorn, from it's fruits to it's roots!
We immediately wanted Seabuckthorn for our permaculture project as it is recognized worldwide not just for the nutritional properties of the berries, or that the plant's extensive root system can be greatly beneficial for several agricultural applications, such as erosion control, heavy metals absorption and fixing nitrogen in the soil, -but also because this medium dioecious shrub fits nicely into any bountiful backyard. From Europe to North America and beyond, the Sea buckthorn shrub and it's deliciously tart fruits are highly valued.
We have recently decided to offer the highest quality Seabuckthorn products we've find from around the world so everyone can share in the true deliciousness of this fruit. Reach out to us if you have a product that elevates the sea buckthorn berry.
*Omega 7 (Palmitoleic acid) : Sea buckthorn is the best vegan source of this omega fatty acid.
With 70% of our immune system residing in our gut, what we put into it, counts! Sea buckthorn juice is known to help achieve balanced nutrient intake, cold and flu resistance and increased energy levels. It's inflammation reducing antioxidants help athletes fight body fatigue, and the balanced Omegas fatty acids 3 - 6, 7* & 9, are considered to have a clear role in the prevention and healing of certain Atopic disorders.
Sea buckthorn in North America Across North America world class Chefs and home foodies alike are elevating the Seaberry. It's inspiring colour and bold, citrusy taste make it a versatile ingredient. The flavour is generally described as a pineapple or mango with it's sweetness removed and it is well balanced with just a bit of agave nectar, maple syrup or honey.