Archive for June, 2010

Chicken Salad w/ Dried Blueberries in Tomato Cups

June 29, 2010

The recipe linked here sounds like a yummy 4th of July recipe!

Blueberry Cornbread

June 23, 2010

Did you ever think of putting blueberries in your cornbread mix? Click on the link here for a recipe that does just that! If anyone cooks this, let us know what you think!

Blueberry Locations in Alabama

June 17, 2010

In Alabama and looking for blueberries to pick? The Anniston Star has several locations listed in the article linked here.

Blueberries: Antioxidant Powerhouse

June 17, 2010

Blueberries bursting with tart-sweet flavor are a summertime treat and now at the market. The U.S. produces 90 percent of the world’s blueberries. Read more in this article from the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

New Cooling and Packing Facility Opens in Oregon

June 4, 2010

Beginning this year, picked blueberries will have a new place to go. California Giant Berry Farms launches its state of the art cooling and packing facility in Aurora, Oregon.

Blueberries — Tiny Fruit, Big Benefits

June 4, 2010

Researchers at Tufts University compared the anti-oxidant potential of blueberries to 20 other fruits. Blueberries came out on top. Wild blueberries were used in the study. They are the low bush type found in Maine and Canada. High bush blueberries are also powerful antioxidants. Read more in this article.

Washington Blueberry Production on the Rise

June 2, 2010

Washington has become the sixth-leading blueberry production region in North America. Mark Villata, executive director of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, said national production could approach 400 million to 800 million pounds in the next few years. Read the article in The Seattle Times linked here for more information.