5 things to know about wild blueberries

March 12, 2019

Think you know everything there is to know about blueberries?  You may say they taste delicious, are one of the healthiest fruits available and make most any dish just a little bit better.  Well, there is so much more to know about these little blue gems, especially the wild ones.  While all blueberries are good for you, wild blueberries are a completely different plant from the regular blueberries found in the produce section and they have a cool history that’s over 10,000 years old.  Want to learn more about the wild blueberry?

Read our blog and uncover its unique secrets.  And, since February is National Sweet Potato month, we’re sharing a fan favourite recipe, Twice baked Sweet Potato with Wild Blueberries.  Enjoy!

Consultant to the Wild Blueberry Association of North AmericaWilhelmina Kalt, Ph.D. is available to share her knowledge and research on the health benefits of wild blueberries.  Dr. Kalt has studied the horticultural and food factors that influence fruit bioactive content.  In more recent animal and human studies she has characterized how bioactive pigments, which are abundant in wild blueberries, are absorbed by the body.  She has collaborated in clinical studies in various fields of biomedicine to examine the effects of wild blueberries in a free-living human population.


For more information, recipes, visuals or to schedule an interview or in-studio segment with Wilhelmina Kalt, please contact Ruth Colapinto or Susan Willemsen at The Siren Group Inc. Tel: 416-461-5270.

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