Wild Blueberries in the News

  • January 13, 2017

    Maine to fund blueberry promotion to U.S. schools

    Mainebiz

    The Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine receives $50,000 in state funding to promote school sales.

  • January 2, 2017

    15 Winter Superfoods You Should Already Be Eating (#10)

    Redbook

    Wild Blueberries make the list of 15 Winter Superfoods you should already be eating.

  • December 22, 2016

    16 Protein Shakes for Weight Loss That Still Taste Really, Really Good

    Redbook

    Redbook dips into the world of protein shakes and shares two winning recipes – a berry almond cocoa smoothie and a berry pistachio crunch bowl – both featuring frozen Wild Blueberries.

  • December 15, 2016

    The Most Popular Superfoods of the Year

    The Active Times

    Wild foods – and Wild Blueberries in particular — join chia seeds, turmeric, ancient grains, pistachios and a host of other featured superfoods, as the year’s top foods!  These superfoods provide essential nutrients the body needs to function properly, such as antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and polyphenols.

  • December 15, 2016

    The Most Popular Superfoods of the Year

    MSN

    Wild foods – and Wild Blueberries in particular — join chia seeds, turmeric, ancient grains, pistachios and a host of other featured superfoods, as the year’s top foods!  These superfoods provide essential nutrients the body needs to function properly, such as antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and polyphenols.

  • November 22, 2016

    15 Tips and Tricks to your Thanksgiving Recovery Plan (Tip 10)

    The Active Times

    Still craving a sweet treat after all your Thanksgiving over-indulgences?  Wild Blueberries offer a sweet alternative to ice cream in the form of a healthier, fruit-based “nice cream”

  • November 13, 2016

    Where the wild things (blueberries) are

    The Wichita Eagle

    Michael Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet Oz, M.D. have recently extolled the health benefits of Wild Blueberries. The nationally known experts suggest that those seeking foods that are super-good for you should eat Wild Blueberries. The article also sites a U.S. Department of Agriculture analysis stating that Wild Blueberries contain more than twice the antioxidants as their farm-grown cousins, and a Cornell University study that rated wild blueberries No. 1 in antioxidant activity.

  • September 30, 2016

    Are Wild Blueberries More Nutritious Than Farm-Raised?

    The New York Times

    NYT Wellness Blogger explores the nutritional differences between wild and cultivated blueberries.  The article sites Mary Ann Lila, director of the Plants for Human Health Institute at North Carolina State University, who says wild blueberries contain a greater number and variety of phytochemicals than cultivated blueberries, including up to 26 different anthocyanin compounds that help them survive in the rugged environment.

  • September 14, 2016

    Wild Blueberry, Lemon and Hazelnut Quick Bread

    Nourish. Breathe. Thrive

    Katie Cavuto of Nourish. Breathe. Thrive. loves Maine and the nutrient rich Wild Blueberries that grow there “wildly.” As her son heads to Kindergarten for the first time, gone are the lazy morning breakfasts of summer so she creates a delicious and easy-to-make Gluten Free Wild Blueberry Lemon and Hazelnut Quick Break, which she calls the perfect make-ahead-breakfast. Inspired by her trip to Maine, she adds nutrient dense Wild Blueberries to her wonderful recipe and ramps up the flavor because as she says there are thousands of varieties of Wild Blueberries growing on the barrens  which lends to the richness of the flavor you will find in a handful.

  • September 5, 2016

    Berry good: Robust demand for wild blueberries has New Brunswick cranking up production

    Atlantic Business Magazine

    New Brunswick’s Wild Blueberry output increased significantly from 2012 to 2014 (by 33 million pounds) which led to the building of a new hi-tech processing plant – the first of its kind.