Florida blueberry varieties and flavors

Do you love the flavor of blueberries?  A study recently released by the University of Florida explores the importance of the flavor of our favorite super fruit.  The university has been credited with playing a major role in growing Florida’s blueberry industry to the $48 billion industry it is today. The initiative has also helped

Blueberry Cheesecake Recipe: Raw, Vegan and Delicious

  Blueberries are making a splash on the Vegan scene.   We came across a delicious blueberry cheesecake recipe sure to please any palate, published on One Green Planet.  The recipe is raw, gluten free, and paleo.   The recipe's creator says this is an excellent and easy dessert to make ahead and it can be saved in the freezer for months.

Eat more blueberries for a healthy 2014

  Have you started planning your New Year's resolution?     The start of a new year is the most opportune time to make important changes in your life, like eating healthier. We want to encourage you to add more blueberries to your diet in 2014 and reap the rewards from a healthy diet.   Blueberries

Become a blueberry advocate

It's no secret that blueberries offer tremendous health benefits, but not everyone knows about these benefits. Blueberries from Florida invites you to become a blueberry advocate. We've packed the website with information touting the health benefits of blueberries, recipes featuring this super fruit, the juicy details about blueberry nutrition, and even how to grow, store, and freeze

Four ways to add the blues to your holidays

It's that magical time of year when families and friends get together, giving thanks for the blessings of the past year.  If you've been asked to add to next week's Thanksgiving dinner or the upcoming Christmas or Hanukkah festivities, we've put together some ideas.  Here are four ways to add the blues to your holidays

True Blue Winery to host Blueberry Wine Festival

Florida is home to several wineries and many feature delicious tasting blueberry wine.  That's great news for wine lovers who are looking for an extra boost of antioxidants.  True Blue Winery in Davenport, Florida is hosting its First Annual Autumn Festival featuring blueberry wine. The event is schedule for Saturday, November 16 and runs from 11:00 a.m.

Blueberries offer benefits inside and out

It's no secret that blueberries offer tremendous health benefits. We share many on our Blueberry Health page. But did you know that they offer just as much help on the outside? On our Facebook page, we recently shared a recipe for a pedicure skin scrub, using pureed blueberries. Blueberries are a natural exfoliant rich in

Florida Blueberries on TV

Blueberry fans may be interested in a recent TV segment from the Florida Channel that focused on the history of the University of Florida Blueberry Breeding Program, as well as those of a couple other major commodities produced in the state. From the video we learn: Thirty years ago, you’d be hard pressed to find

Moffitt Cancer Center to study effects of blueberries

A first of its kind clinical trial is underway in Tampa, Florida.  The Moffitt Cancer Center announced recently of a trial developed to study the effects of blueberries on cancer patients who have undergone chemotherapy. Researchers are hoping to prove that an extract from blueberries can help patients. According to the center's news release, One of

Blueberry wine, more antioxidants, plus it’s delicious

Something that might not immediately come to mind when thinking of blueberries is wine.  But, it should!  Blueberry wine is rich with antioxidants, in fact, a University of Florida study reported blueberry wine has MORE antioxidants than many grape-based wines.  As luck would have it, Florida is home to several wine makers that specialize in