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

Try a DIY Florida blueberry facial for glowing skin

Hollywood is a buzz about the blueberry facial.  According to skin experts, blueberries have been said to rejeuvenate the skin, improve skin tone, and prevent wrinkles.  Here's even better news… You don't have to go to Hollywood to have a blueberry facial. You can do-it-yourself using fresh Florida blueberries.  We are sharing simple recipes below from

Tips to help your kids enjoy healthy foods

It's no secret that blueberries are delicious and great for you.  And while you probably won't have many issues with getting your kids to eat blueberries, we do have a few tips to help you with other foods. 1. Ask your children to help you make the meal.  One of our favorite kid-friendly blueberry recipes

Three key benefits of blueberries

    Blueberries are considered a super food. One of their best features is the fact that something so good for you, tastes so unbelievable good! The Blueberries from Florida offers information on the scientific research behind blueberry benefits. You can find a library of reports and studies that have helped uncover the many benefits