Happy 100th Birthday, Blueberry!

07 Jul
Happy 100th Birthday, Blueberry!

Happy 100th Birthday, Blueberry! It was 100 years ago in 1916 that the first major blueberry crop went to market, thanks in large part to Elizabeth Coleman White (a.k.a. The Blueberry Queen). Ms. White was intrigued by the delicious wild berry growing in Burlington County, New Jersey in the early 1900s. She decided to dedicate her

08 Jun
Fresh, Healthy, Delicious Blueberries!

Currently, the US blueberry season in full swing, and the market is flooded with vast amounts of the fresh, blue, tasty blueberries sitting in produce coolers across the country. Americans and people all over the world are buying and eating more blueberries than ever before! One of the main reasons for their increased popularity is the

25 May
May 26 is National Blueberry Cheesecake Day

Today, Thursday, May 26 is National Blueberry Cheesecake Day. The earliest known cheesecake was documented by the Greeks nearly 2500 years ago, with today's versions being slightly different. Add a bunch of blueberries, and this already delicious dessert becomes nothing short of spectacular! Below you will find two recipes for blueberry cheesecake that will delight your

12 May
FL Blueberry U-Pick Farms Offer Great Deals!

This past winter in Florida was unusually warm, and the Florida blueberry farmers here are suffering the consequences. Because the cold season in Florida was woefully short of the 'chill hours' necessary for the blue fruit to produce and mature on time, the berries were not ready for harvest until much later than they normally

21 Apr
Blueberries Can Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s

There are currently 5.3 million people suffering from Alzheimer's disease. In nine more years, that number could reach seven million. Hopefully, new research using blueberries can offer help. There has recently been new research indicating blueberries can lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Robert Krikorian and his team of scientists from University of Cincinnati

03 Mar
Frozen Blueberries Are Delicious!

If you love blueberries the way most Americans do, you will go crazy for frozen blueberries! First of all, the freezing process ensures they are always fresh and ripe. Secondly, blueberries require no pitting, chopping, or peeling. Lastly, you don't have to go to the store to get them. They are right there in the

25 Feb
Little Changes campaign continues in 2016

After a successful Little Changes campaign in 2016, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council is continuing its Little Changes campaign In 2016 by encouraging people to adopt little changes in their lives geared toward achieving a healthier lifestyle. A significant part of the campaign is to share healthy-living tips and ideas through social media.   #OurLittleChanges

03 Dec
What is in Blueberries?

'What is in Blueberries?' The question should be, "What is NOT in blueberries?" Most people know blueberries as sweet and juicy berries with a deliciously unique flavor. They are so healthy, easy to eat, and they have been around North America long before Europeans came to this part of the world. However, blueberries contain so many more