Wild Blueberries in the News

  • August 22, 2016

    Delish Knowledge wild blueberry chia breakfast parfaits


    The Wild Blueberry barrens of Maine served as the perfect introduction to New England that Alexandra Caspero, RD, didn’t know she needed. While Alex crushed on the incredible town of Bar Harbor, Maine, she also fell hard for the Wild Blueberry – eating MORE in the past few weeks than past years combined. (Has she turned blue yet?) Explore how Alex’s barren adventure translates into this delicious Wild Blueberry parfait recipe.

  • August 22, 2016

    Why You Need Wild Blueberries in Your Life

    WCSH 6 News Center

    Did you know that Wild Blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits you can eat? They have double the antioxidants of regular blueberries, twice the fiber, and eight times the manganese. Because they are WILD, they have never been hybridized. Watch Nutrition Advisor Kit Broihier show us all the different ways you can use frozen Wild Blueberries in your daily meals, starting with smoothies.

  • August 19, 2016

    Simple Cravings. Real Food. Eat wild for health. Moroccan Spiced Apple & Walnut Wild Blueberry Smoothie


    Vicki Shanta Retelny, RDN, The Lifestyle Nutritionist, gets us to imagine hunting and gathering for our daily nourishment in this blog recap. Wild foods are all the rage now and having recently toured the Wild Blueberry barrens and Wyman’s facility on the Blog the Barrens trip, Vicki was able to watch Wild Blueberries be flash frozen right after harvest – locking in their nutritional value. This inspired her to create this tasty, spiced smoothie with Wild Blueberries.

  • August 18, 2016

    Go Dairy Free Wild Blueberry Bliss Smoothie + More Banana-Free Smoothie Recipes


    Alisa Fleming (and Tony) recently had the opportunity to tour the Wild Blueberry barrens of Maine, and has since become enamored with these wholesome little fruits. Chock full of nutrition, Alisa wanted to create a smoothie recipe where the Wild Blueberry had the chance to shine – not be lost with over-powering flavors. Explore this dairy-free/non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, plant-based, vegetarian, and optionally paleo, Wild Blueberry smoothie recipe.

  • August 14, 2016

    Curated Travel: 10 Must Do’s In Bar Harbor Maine: Wild Blueberry Barren Tour


    According to Carlene Thomas, RDN, LD, you NEED to go to Maine in summer. ESPECIALLY if you live somewhere where summer is hot and humid. In this blog, she geeks out about wild blueberries and falls in love with Bar Harbor, Maine. Carlene loves to explore the home of a food to understand it on a deeper level – the Wild Blueberry is no different. Experience Bar Harbor and the Wild Blueberry barrens through the eyes of Carlene with 10 Things You Need to Do.

  • July 29, 2016

    What you may not know about blueberries plus a smoothie recipe you’re sure to love

    Bangor Daily News

    Explore the differences between wild blueberries and regular cultivated blueberries and find out what makes the wild ones so special. Plus, enjoy a delicious, healthy wild blueberry smoothie recipe this summer courtesy of the Wild Blueberry Association of North America.

  • July 6, 2016

    Anatomy of a Food Trend: Are Wild Maine Blueberries the Next Big Thing?


    In June, the East Coast’s most well-known fast-casual lobster roll restaurant introduced a new offering for summer. The Wild Blue Salad at Luke’s Lobster includes a lobster tail on top of arugula, roasted sunflower seeds, cannellini beans, shredded red cabbage — and a pile of tart, juicy wild Maine blueberries.

  • April 21, 2016

    New Brunswick to become world’s largest producer of wild blueberries

    Sackville Tribune-Post

    New Brunswick’s allocation of lands for further wild blueberry production and growth makes it the largest producer of wild blueberries in the world.

  • April 12, 2016

    Consumer Taste for Unaltered Foods Could Fuel Next Generation of Product Development


    The idea of using food to improve personal health has fueled consumer interest in less processed, authentic food and has spurred the surge in food trends like organic, GMO-free, paleo, and all-natural.

  • April 5, 2016

    Is EatingWild the Next ‘Real Foods’ Trend?

    Prepared Foods

    Consumer taste for unaltered foods could fuel next generation of product development

    As large restaurant chains and packaged food companies scramble to meet the demands of today’s health conscious consumers, another food trend is emerging. According to Portland Marketing Analytics, a Maine based marketing research firm, “Wild foods are about to crash onto the American stage…”